Tag: Press

Talking to the BBC about social media in China

Tom McDonald , March 14th, 2017


Earlier this month, I was very fortunate to be interviewed by the BBC on my research onto the use of technology in China. The article that was published…


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From Facebook to ‘fakebook’ – who controls the information on social media?

Xin Yuan Wang , November 24th, 2016


A young Chinese factory worker reading on his smartphone. Mark Zuckerberg finally said that Facebook plans to have a more effective control of misinformation, which is a sharp reversal…


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Power, culture and the state press in Ghana

John Postill , May 21st, 2016


Here is a sixth (6th) set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen…


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Anything but selfies

Daniel Miller , March 30th, 2016


In every respect we are delighted with the launch of our project. We now engage in daily interaction with thirteen thousand students registered on our FutureLearn course, plus 1,300…


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Why We Post is “the biggest, most ambitious project of its sort”, says The Economist

ucsalha , March 14th, 2016


Since our launch on the 29th February, the first three open access books in the Why We Post series have been downloaded over 6,000 times! 6,000 downloads in just…


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