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The Politics of Digital Tools

The Politics of Digital Tools

This video picks up on a debate I recently participated in at Leiden University, during the Leiden Global Day on 27 November 2014, where we discussed the complex factors that shape how we use digital tools in our societies today.

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The Mass-Media Logic behind China’s Internet Controls

The Mass-Media Logic behind China’s Internet Controls

Does the Chinese government with its Internet controls make full use of the potentials that digital communication networks hold? This post looks at the PRC’s “Chaoyang model” of managing information flows, which is very much the same model that has informed media management in China throughout most of the 20th century.

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