Reports

CMDS publishes the final report of the CAPTCHA Project

February 16, 2016

The CAPTCHA project was a partnership of three community media organizations (Radio Corax, Germany; the Near Media Co-op, Ireland; Radio FRO, Austria) and the Center for Media, Data and Society. The project, which ran from September 2013 to August 2015, was supported by a grant from the Culture Programme of the European Union and it aimed to empower community media and programme makers to increase the online accessibility of their programmes.

New Report by CMDS Fellows Lina Dencik and Arne Hintz

November 23, 2015

Managing ‘Threats’: Uses of Social Media for Policing Domestic Extremism and Disorder in the UK is a newly published project report by Lina Dencik, Arne Hintz, Zoe Carey and Hina Pandya from the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, which examines the uses of social media for policing domestic extremism and disorder in the UK, focusing on how social media data informs decision-making with regards to the policing of domestic extremism and disorder in the context of the United Kingdom.

CMDS Fellow and UN Special Rapporteur, Miklos Haraszti reports on media freedom in Belarus

October 28, 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, CMDS fellow Miklós Haraszti, commended that protests against the perceived flaws of the presidential election in the country were not met with violence as in previous cases, but regretted that no progress was made in serving the Belarusians’ right to free and fair election.

Report on the State of Internet Freedom in Hungary as Part of Comparative Study of the Visegrad4 Countries

April 27, 2015

Title: Internet Freedom Report 2014: Hungary
Author: Gábor Polyák (Mérték Média Monitor), Kate Coyer, Joost van Beek
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2015
Date Published: 03/2015
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) for Internet Freedom Report 2014: Visegrad Four  
Language: English 

New Media, Old Politics: Digital Media, Elections and Democracy Consolidation in Nigeria

November 26, 2014

Title: New Media, Old Politics: Digital Media, Elections and Democracy Consolidation in Nigeria
Author: Matthew Adeiza
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 13
Date Published: 11/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement

November 25, 2014

Title: Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement
Author: Katie Kuksenok
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 11
Date Published: 11/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014

October 7, 2014

Title: Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014
Author(s): Philip N. Howard and Orsolya Gulyas
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 22
Date Published: 10/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

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Facing Boundaries, Finding Freedom: An In-Depth Report on Iranian Journalists Working in Iran

August 1, 2013

The report intends to offer the first systematic evidence of the working environment of Iranian journalists. It addresses a critical information and research gap regarding the reporting practices of Iranian journalists, their perceptions of editorial freedoms, their ideas of what the media’s role is in society, and the ways in which reporters and editors contend with Internet filtering and censorship.

Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform

April 1, 2013

Title: Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform
Publication Type: Report
Authors: Irion, K., and G. Luchetta
Series: Center for European Policy Studies
Date Published: April 2013