Video - Interviews

Gregory Asmolov on Internet Regulation in Russia

March 17, 2017

LSE’s Gregory Asmolov sat down with CMDS to discuss the state of internet regulation in Russia and the challenges for freedom of expression there. Interview conducted by Kate Coyer.

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.