At the conference, members of the media assistance and development community came together to begin a large scale discussion on the effectiveness, purpose, philosophy, and practical basis for global media assistance. Hate Speech Were government licensed and other mass media partly responsible for the massacres in Rwanda in the early s, and what can be done to detect and prevent illegal uses of mass media to incite genocide, whilst protecting freedom of expression?
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Codifying cyberspace: communications self-regulation in the age of internet convergence
The objective of the programme is to strengthen media freedom in Southeast Asia by building and strengthening national and regional capacity for media defense litigation. Libel law and the internet in China This project explores how China and the West have applied libel law to the Internet, including online forums, BBS, blogs, instant messagers and mobile texts, through analyzing the law, court cases and rulings. On the Chinese side, more than three hundred media libel cases and their court rulings will be examined.
It investigates if and how the law has been applied differently to traditional media and new media as well as to societies in the West and in China. It discusses the origins of the reputation protection in the US and most Western countries and those in the Chinese tradition, and the libel standards for the public officials and private individuals in both China and the USA.
More importantly it studies how law and court rulings have changed over time, and suggests socio-political reasons underlying. Measuring the success of ICT for Development Media, communications and information technology has emerged as a new focus in development aid budgets in the past decade. Whereas in previous decades specific projects have been funded that sought to promote information provision and media freedom, a new area has emerged, known as ICT4D — Information and Communications Technology for Development.
In agencies like the UK Department for International Development and the World Bank, projects in this field have recently been the subject of intense controversy: Or is the provision of basic information and communications freedom a prerequisite for all economic and political development? Amid accusations that technology providers, rather than genuine need was driving the agenda the INFODEV agency of the World Bank recently suspended grants awarded in this field. We have also been exploring broader questions about media regulation during heavily contested elections.
We have held a workshop on this topic in December in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Codifying Cyberspace looks at media self-regulation in practice, in a variety of countries. It also examines the problems of balancing private censorship against fundamental rights to freedom of expression and privacy for media users. This book is the first full-scale study of self-regulation and codes of conduct in these fast-moving new media sectors and is the result of a three-year Oxford University study funded by the European Commission. Tambini's previous publications include Privacy and the Media , Collective Identities in Action: Theories of Ethnic Conflict , New News: He also co-ordinates the IMLA International Media Lawyers Association , an international network of lawyers working in the areas of media law, media freedom and media policy.
He is a founding member of the Legal Human Academy, a group dedicated to innovation in methods for teaching law. He is the author of Net Neutrality: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Read more Read less. Prime Book Box for Kids.
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