Books

Platform Capitalism in India – New Book by Parthasarathi

The book, co-edited by our Fellow, Vibodh Parthasarathi, provides a critical examination of the evolution of platform economies in India, and investigates how digital platforms embed market systems into the fabric of everyday life.

The Unbearable Ease of Misinformation – New E-Book by CMDS

The Center for Media, Data and Society has published its first e-book on the business of misinformation in Eastern Europe.

Dragomir and Rodríguez-Castro on Media Management for the Transmedia Scene

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 Media Manifesto: New Book by Lina Dencik

April 29, 2020
Together with co-authors Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman and Justin Schlosberg, our Fellow, Lina Dencik put forth a roadmap for radical reform of concentrated media power.

Until They Divorced – New Book by Fardin Alikhah

March 13, 2019
The book “Until They Divorced, They Did Not Write a Book”, published in Farsi language in Tehran, was written by CMDS Fellow Fardin Alikhah.

Negotiating Internet Governance: New Book by Roxana Radu

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.

Media Constrained by Context - New Book Edited by CMDS Fellows Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic

November 12, 2018
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

October 11, 2018

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.

Open Data in Developing Economies: Toward Building an Evidence Base on What Works and How

September 14, 2018

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

September 14, 2018

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.