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New HAPP Occasional Paper: A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce the publication of an Occasional Paper, “A 21st  Century Vision for U.S. Global Media,” by Wilson Center Senior Scholar A.

A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

The  Wilson Center's  History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce the publication of an Occasional Paper, “ A 21st  Century Vision for U.S. Global Media,” by Wilson Center Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson and R.

2011 Social Media + Emergency Management Camp: Transforming the Response Enterprise

Authors: Clarence Wardell III and Yee San Su, CNA. Editors: Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell, Commons Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center. Written and published with the support of CNA, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, CrisisCommons, and the Wilson Center.

The National Broadband Map: A Case Study on Open Innovation for National Policy

Authors: Zachary Bastian, Commons Lab of the Wilson Center and Michael Byrne, FCC.

Study Director: Lea Shanley. Editors: Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell. On behalf of the Commons Lab within Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center, with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Blog Buzz: New Islamic TV Expands Across Mideast

By Garrett Nada

            Islamic television is increasingly popular and prevalent across the Middle East one year after Islamists began winning democratic elections. Even secular satellite channels are now broadcasting more religious content—and in better prime time slots. The satellite sheikhs vary widely, however. Indeed, the battle over defining Islam in a new political era is now being waged on television screens.  

The National Broadband Map: A Case Study on Open Innovation for National Policy

The National Broadband Map, designed to provide consumers nationwide reliable information on broadband internet connections, was built incorporating emerging technology. It protects consumers, holds the government and private sector accountable, and engages the public across the United States. In a time of budgetary constraint, the Map made a series of remarkable policy innovations that allowed the project to be completed in minimal time and at a reduced cost.

Commons Lab releases report on liability for digital volunteers in disasters

Author: Ed Robson, Esq. Editors: Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell. Written on behalf of the Commons Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center, with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and CrisisCommons.

Responding to Liability: Evaluating and Reducing Tort Liability for Digital Volunteers

Author: Edward Robson, Esq.

Study Director: Lea Shanley Editors: Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell. Written on behalf of the Commons Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP), Woodrow Wilson Center, with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and CrisisCommons.

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