The chapter, co-authored by our Director, Marius Dragomir, our Fellow, Marta Rodríguez-Castro and José M. Valero-Pastor uses some key trends in journalism collected as part of our Media Influence Matrix project.
The recently published book Negotiating Internet Governance by CMDS Fellow Roxana Radu provides an incisive analysis of the emergence and evolution of global Internet governance, revealing its mechanisms, key actors and dominant community practices.
In their new book published by CEU Press, Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic compare the results of twenty years of international media assistance in the five countries of the western Balkans, looking at what happens to imported models when they are applied to newly evolving media systems in societies in transition.
Transnationalizing Radio Research presents a theoretical and methodological guide for exploring radio's multiple »global ages«, from its earliest years through its recent digital transformations. It offers radio scholars theoretical tools and concrete case studies for moving beyond national research frames. It gives radio practitioners inspiration for production and archiving, and offers scholars from many disciplines new ways to incorporate radio's vital voices into work on transnational institutions, communities, histories and identities.
Written by CMDS advisory board member Stefaan G. Verhulst and Andrew Young, Open Data for Developing Economies features in-depth case studies on how open data is having an impact across the developing world-from an agriculture initiative in Colombia to data-driven healthcare projects in Uganda and South Africa to crisis response in Nepal.
The Social Dynamics of Open Data (edited by Francois van Schalkwyk, Stefaan Verhulst, Gustavo Magalhaes, Juan Pane & Johanna Walker) is a collection of peer reviewed papers presented at the 2nd Open Data Research Symposium (ODRS) held in Madrid, Spain, on 5 October 2016. Research is critical to developing a more rigorous and fine-combed analysis not only of why open data is valuable, but how it is valuable and under what specific conditions.
CMDS fellow Vivian Walker's essay "The Borderlands Paradox: Framing Central Asia's Current Economic and Social Challenges," is the first chapter in a new book on Central Asia in the Era of Sovereignty edited by Daniel L. Burghart and Theresa Sabonis-Helf. The book focuses on Central Asian states, which though increasingly differ from each other, are making their way in global politics.
How do stories of particular events turn into global myths, while others fade away? What becomes known and seen as a global iconic event? In Stories without Borders, non-resident CMDS fellow, Julia Sonnevend considers the ways in which we recount and remember news stories of historic significance.