March 19, 2019

The Road to Digital Unfreedom

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Ronald J. Deibert and Xiao Qiang discussed the multifaceted challenges posed by sharpening levels of online polarization and manipulation, new threats to individual rights and privacy in the digital space, the tension between the business model of social media companies and their responsibilities to democratic societies, and authoritarian efforts to diffuse digital technologies of surveillance and control.

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February 14, 2019

Digital Migration and the Democratization of Africa's Information...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow George Sarpong examined the approaches to digital migration in Africa, explained the legal and regulatory fault lines, and explored how migration strategies could undermine democratic principles.

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February 14, 2019

Forum Q&A: George Sarpong on Defending Media Freedom During Ghana’s...

Dean Jackson of the International Forum for Democratic Studies spoke with George Sarpong, a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow, about the impact of new technology and Chinese influence on media freedom in Ghana...

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January 24, 2019

The Struggle to Achieve Public Media Reform in Ukraine

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Kyrylo Loukerenko discussed the role of public media in Ukraine’s democracy and the challenges it faces to becoming a strong and stable institution.

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