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Book – Diversifying Participation in Network Development

Published by Comunica, Diversifying Participation in Network Development is the final report of  the World Dialogue on Regulation (WDR) 3rd research cycle. Edited by Amy Mahan and William H. Melody, this most recent collection of the network’s research and case studies elaborates on inclusive and propoor strategies for extending network development. Diversifying Participation in Network […]

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Communicating in the Information Society

Edited by Bruce Girard and Seán Ó Siochrú On the occasion of the first World Summit on the Information Society (WISIS), which is also the first UN-sponsored world summit to specifically seek the formal participation of civil society, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) decided to emphasize the importance of societal perspectives […]

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Book – The One to Watch: Radio, new ICTs and Interactivity

The Internet and other new ICTs are changing radio in the developing world. But far from making it less relevant, they are opening up hitherto unimagined possibilities: Broadcasters who used to have to travel for hours or even days to find a public library to research a programme, now have instant access to the Internet; […]

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Book – Global Media Governance

This book is about media and communication governance at a global level and its key influencing forces, organizations and elements. Questions addressed here include: Why do we regulate the media? What are the major forms of global regulation, and how do they work? Who participates in, and who benefits from, media governance structures? What are […]

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