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    Good media, bad politics? New media and the Syrian conflict

    The relationship between new media and uprisings is mired in hyperbole and cynicism; too often boosters think of new media either as a panacea for freedom-loving movements in Europe and the Middle East, while critics too easily...read more ›

  2. Former Fellow wins Bonnier Journalist of the Year award

    Saska Saarikoski, a Journalist Fellow in 2010-11, has taken home the title of Journalist of the Year, awarded by Bonnier.He is one of four winners of Finland’s Grand Prize for Journalism 2013, beating off competition from some...read more ›

  3. There Are at Least 500 Child Soldiers Fighting in Northeast India, and the World Hasn’t Noticed

    Insurgent armies in India's restive Northeast region are exploiting the area's poverty to recruit and press-gang underage fighters — and the problem has dramatically worsened in recent years.read more ›

  4. Former Fellow among Young Global Leaders Class of 2014

    Pallavi Aiyar, a journalist Fellow from 2007-8 has been named among the Young Global Leaders 2014. Set up as an independent, not-for-profit foundation under the Swiss government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders is an...read more ›

  5. Resignations shine unwelcome light on to Russia Today

    For a TV network which wants to become a household name to millions around the world, Russia Today has certainly generated a lot of publicity in recent days as it broadcasts about the political crisis in Ukraine. The problem for...read more ›

  6. Changing media and politics in Tajikistan

    Esfandiar Adinabay is the first ever Reuters journalist fellow from the Central Asian Republic of income-poor and internet-poor Tajikistan, which used to form part of the Soviet Union.  Esfandiar, who works for the BBC...read more ›

  7. Covering Fragile Days: The Role of the Media in Post-Authoritarian Regimes: A Case Study of Myanmar

    Thiri Zaw, a Journalist Fellow at the Institute in 2012/3, is the editor of one of Myanmar’s most influential newspapers, The Voice Weekly, and Living Color Magazine.  In her paper, Covering Fragile Days:  The Role of...read more ›

  8. Comparing Media Reports of Diplomatic Conflicts

    Ji Young Seo is an experienced television reporter at the Politics and Foreign Affairs Office of the Korean Public Broadcasting Service (KBS).  She was in Oxford for the calendar year 2013, as one of the...read more ›

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    Technology, media and journalism predictions 2014

    Nic Newman, Digital Strategist and RISJ Research Associate provides his annual look at the year ahead for digital media in 2014 - with a few thoughts on the last 12 months as well.Executive summaryMobile and social...read more ›

  10. Punjabi Parmesan: Dispatches from a Europe in Crisis

    In 2009, after several years in China, journalist Pallavi Aiyar moved to Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union, to discover a Europe plagued by a financial crisis, and unsure of its place in a world where new Asian...read more ›