Video - Media and Change

Sharath Srinivasan on Innovation Hubs in Africa

March 27, 2015

Sharath Srinivasan, Director of Cambridge University's Centre of Governance and Human Rights talks about media and technology, access to information and innovation hubs in East Africa.

Alison Powell on Access to Information

March 18, 2015

Alison Powell, Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics and Phil Howard discuss access to information, the role of internet intermediaries, international differences in state responses to privacy and data protection, among others.

Jillian C. York on Content Take-down and Social Media Use in Africa and the Middle-East

March 2, 2015

Jillian C. York, Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation discusses international political differences with regard to content take-down, internet regulations and the changes in social media use in Middle-Eastern and African countries.

Helen Margetts on How Social Media Shapes Collective Action

February 11, 2015

In this interview, Director of the Oxford Internet Institute, Dr. Helen Margetts talks about her upcoming book, Turbulent Politics, UK experiments on how social media shapes collective action and how people react to e-petitions.

Jennifer Schradie on Digital Politics in France and the USA

January 30, 2015

Jennifer Schradie discusses digital politics in France and the US, political influences on the public reaction and discourse of the Charlie Hebdo attack, the effects of class dynamics on social activism and cultural differences regarding privacy and online presence.