Media and Communication
The EU has launched a general information portal for the public. Privacy International EDRI, Bits of Freedom and others are launching an EU-wide awareness raising campaign about the GDPR, available in eight different languages which is designed to educate users.
The Stanford Center for Internet and Society (CIS) has relaunched World Intermediary Liability Map. This free online resource helps students track changing laws affecting online speech and platform responsibility around the world. Intermediary liability laws provide internet companies like Facebook, Google, CloudFlare, or your local ISP, with information on the legal responsibility they may have for […]
Netflix have just launched their own official site where they will be posting white papers and articles on what they are researching. See the Netflix official blog for further details. Remember that the research is conducted for their own commercial purposes, but it does cover new experimentation and technology offering insight into the use of […]
MAI Journal of feminist visual culture launched. MAI is a new open access feminist journal founded and edited by Anna Backman Rogers (Senior Lecturer in Feminist Philosophy and Visual Culture, University of Gothenburg, Sweden) & Anna Misiak (Senior Lecturer in Film/MA Film & Television Course Coordinator, Falmouth University, UK) in collaboration with an international board […]
Free access via the Irish Film Institute player to this great collection of British news reel films covering the period 1900-1930 with such key events as WW1, the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. Browse by timeline or key events. Each entry has a description, technical information and credits.
The Syrian Archive aims to support human rights investigators, advocates, media reporters and journalists in their efforts to document human rights violations in Syria. Its website collects reports of attacks on journalists and human rights violations. It now has a database of chemical weapons attacks materials. Currently verified 861 videos from 193 sources covering some 212 […]
A new book published by UCL Press, looks at big data collected by customer-facing organisations – such as store loyalty card transactions, smart travel tickets, or smart energy meter readings – and how they can and are changing Social Science research. Download the PDF for free at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/consumer-data-research
2018 is the 25th anniversary and the focus is upon the rule of law. Find out more about the events on the UNESCO official website. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources. The United nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites. […]
Find out what the British public said in the latest Audit of Political Engagement published by the Hansard Society. This annual report also covers levels and nature of political engagement among adults, whether they access political news online or in print and their levels of interest and trust. All surveys since 2004 can be downloaded from […]
A new open-access journal produced by Leicester Learning Institute – The Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (JLTHE) – was launched this week. The first issue can be read here. JLTHE is published using the Leicester Open Journals service. The journal aims to “raise the profile of scholarship in educational practice, and to […]
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