Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP)

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Centre for Communication Rights

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COMMENT

RECENT BLOGS

COMMENT is the Centre for Communication Rights’ take on the rapidly changing world of communications and social media.

New Year, new digital responsibilities

New Year, new digital responsibilities

Last year – and even as recently as January 6, 2021 – saw anti-democratic tendencies and misinformation magnified by social media in several countries, contributing to near breakdowns in the rule of law. It is time for stringent regulation of social media companies...

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Remembering the past to reimagine the future

Remembering the past to reimagine the future

Cloud storage and hard drives are today’s scrapbooks, records, and memories. In his book delete (2009), Viktor Mayer-Schönberger explored “The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age”. He writes, “As humans we do not travel ignorantly through time. With our capacity...

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Empowering women by tackling online harassment and abuse

Empowering women by tackling online harassment and abuse

Section 230 of the U.S. Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 says, “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” In other words, online...

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CAPACITY BUILDING

PROJECTS

The map below shows a some of the initiatives we have supported over the past few years. You can filter projects by the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) with which each initiative aligns.

PHOTO CREDITS (from top): Bangladesh NP Monitoring/ University of Dhaka; Philip Lee/WACC