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ARNIC Researcher Matthew Bui awarded a Randall Lewis Data Science Fellowship

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January 19, 2018

Matthew N. Bui (3rd year Annenberg PhD student) recently accepted one of the four inaugural Randall Lewis Data Science Fellowship awards, administered by Partners for a Better Health. This semester he will assist the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) with their Future Communities Initiative and related open data and big data projects, advising on research…

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Profs. Hernan Galperin and Francois Bar present findings from CCIG project to CETF

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December 12, 2017

Profs. Hernan Galperin and Francois Bar presented findings from the Connected Communities and Inclusive Growth (CCIG) project at the annual meeting of the California Emerging Technologies Fund (CETF). In attendance were CETF leaders, grantees and its Board of Advisors. The presentation can be found here.

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Digital DNA presented at IPSA conference in Hannover, Germany

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December 12, 2017

Prof. Jonathan Aronson presented his new book ‘Digital DNA Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance’ at the International Political Science Association (IPSA) conference that took place in Hannover, Germany. The book presentation panel included co-author Peter Cowhey (UCSD), Prof. Chris Marsden (University of Sussex), Prof. J.P. Singh (University of Edinburgh), Prof. Janice Stein (University of…

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Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County

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July 28, 2017

The Connected Cities and Inclusive Growth (CCIG) project, a collaboration between the USC Annenberg Research Network for International Communication (ARNIC) and the USC Price Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB), has released its Policy Brief #2: Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County. The policy brief maps the social and geographical contours of digital exclusion in Los Angeles…

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Marechal’s June publications

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June 7, 2017

Nathalie Maréchal (ABD) had her essay, “Making sense of information power and the new information warfare,” published in theInternational Journal of Communication. The essay reviews new books by Monroe Price (2015) and Madeline Carr (2016). Maréchal and Sarah T. Roberts (UCLA) had their blog post, “How ICT companies operate vis-à-vis human rights issues and the…

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ARNIC members present at ICA 2017

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May 22, 2017

Many of our ARNIC doctoral students and faculty members will be sharing their work at the annual conference for the International Communication Association, held this year in San Diego, California.  Please visit this link for a complete list of preconferences, presentations, and sessions s for which ARNIC members will be in attendance.

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Internet for All Now Act, CA Assembly Bill 1665

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April 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara O’Connor and other Internet For All Now proponents, are currently urging legislators to approve and implement the Internet for All Now Act, Assembly Bill 1665, in order to “continue the California Advanced Services Fund to support broadband deployment in unserved and underserved areas, and promote broadband to assist low-income households get online.”  This bill…

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Broadband: We must do better

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February 7, 2017

(This article was originally published on The Conversation)   By Hernan Galperin, François Bar and Annette M. Kim   Los Angeles is home to some of the most creative people and businesses in the planet. Our filmmakers, musicians, visual artists, software engineers and scientists entertain the world and push the knowledge frontier forward. Their process…

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CIDE Press publishes edited book by Prof. Hernan Galperin

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January 13, 2017

A new edited book by Prof. Hernan Galperin has just been published by CIDE Press. The book, titled Internet y pobreza: Evidencia y nuevas líneas de investigación para América Latina (or, Internet and Poverty: Evidence and New Research Direction for Latin America), explores the theory and existing evidence about the potential of Internet access to mitigate…

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Nathalie Marechal gives series of talks in Nov/Dec 2016

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January 11, 2017

Nathalie Maréchal (ABD) gave a series of invited talks in late November and early December 2016. She presented her paper, First they came for the poor: surveillance of welfare recipients as an uncontested practice, at the Institute for Network Cultures’ MoneyLab conference in Amsterdam. She also discussed her dissertation research and her fellowship at Ranking…

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