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Facebook Sheikhs and Tweeting Islam

By Garrett Nada

Mexico Institute in the News: Experts Discuss Mexico's 2012 Election Results

C-SPAN, 07/09/2012

A polling expert says Mexico’s youth voters turned out in record numbers for the recent presidential election but their ballots didn’t boost Enrique Pena Nieto to victory. Jorge Buendia with a Mexican polling firm says the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate now President-Elect, lost the youth vote by quite a bit.

Fordham Law and Commons Lab Partner to Address Privacy Issues Raised by Missing Persons Databases

The Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School and the Commons Lab of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are pleased to announce a joint project on privacy and information systems that are being developed to assist efforts to locate missing persons during natural disasters.

Local Media and Ethnic Politics in 21st-Century Russia

“Is local media, produced for Russia’s ethnic minorities and often in local languages, stoking ethnic conflict and hastening destabilization of the federation?” asked Kathryn Graber, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute at a 18 June 2012 lecture. Graber studied the local, ethnic media of the people of the Republic of Buryatia, a semi-autonomous region of the Russian Federation that borders Lake Baikal.

Integrating Official and Crowdsourced Crisis Information

The Commons Lab of the Science and Technology Innovation Program welcomes Dr. Sophia Liu, USGS.

Private Sector Innovation for Emergency Communications

Commons Lab of the Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.