Publication - Academic Articles

Digital Activism and Hungarian Media Reform: The Case of Milla – Article Published by EJC

CMDS Acting Executive Director Eva Bognar, CMDS Fellow Lina Dencik and Peter Wilkin from the Brunel University, London have co-authored “Digital activism and Hungarian media reform: The case of Milla”. The article was published by the European Journal of Communication and it examines the rise of the Internet-based opposition group, One Million for the Freedom of the Press in Hungary (or Milla for short), and considers its impact as a form of digital activism in Hungarian political culture.

Article in European Law Review by DPP Faculty Marie-Pierre Granger and CMDS Affiliated Faculty Kristina Irion

DPP faculty Marie-Pierre Granger and CMDS affiliated faculty Kristina Irion co-authored an analysis of the recent Digital Rights Ireland decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, which has just been published in the European Law Review.

Telecom Policy Across the Former Yugoslavia: Incentives, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

What is the recipe for good information policy? Hosman and Howard address this in an emerging economy context through case studies of six states that arose following the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia. These new nations pursued differing information policy paths that led to diverse outcomes. The authors find, in general, conventional positive outcomes supporting policies for privatization, liberalization, and competition; but at the same time discover many counter-intuitive outcomes based on each country’s unique circumstances.

Global Media and Communication publishes article by recent CMCS Fellow on "Defining the global at BBC World News

The journal Global Media and Communication is publishing an article byCMDS Fellow Lina Dencik, titled "What global citizens and whose global moral order? Defining the global at BBC World News".

Drawing on original research about BBC World News, Lina's article makes the case that news practices are developing in a far more complex and contradictory way than is often implied in discourses on the global ‘turn’ in politics.