Blog Posts By

Daniel O'Maley

06 Dec

Diversifying Internet Governance with a Focus on Media

Seeing as the Internet is now, in many countries, the primary conduit for the circulation of independent journalism, how it...

28 Nov

Measuring the link between the Media and Democracy: An Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Stein

Elizabeth Stein is a political scientist and inaugural Mark Helmke Postdoctoral Scholar on Global Media, Development and De...

18 Nov

3 Reasons Why Messaging Apps are Key to Media Freedom

Governments around the world are targeting encrypted messaging apps, like WhatsApp and Telegram, which can be used to sprea...

17 May

Zero-rating the news: How will sponsored data initiatives impact access to news?

Personal mobile devices are increasingly the primary way people both log in to social networks and check the news. This is ...

19 Apr

Is it time for an Algorithm Ombudsman?

In my recent post The New Gatekeepers I noted how algorithms are playing an increasingly important role in determining what...

29 Mar

The New Gatekeepers: Why the Media Development Community Needs to Pay Attention to Algorithms

The algorithms social media platforms use to personalize content on newsfeeds have been making headlines recently. In Febru...

23 Mar

Poland’s Shifting Media Environment: Three Experts Weigh In

In January, the newly governing right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS) passed changes to Polish media law that critics argu...

27 Jan

The Internet of Things & Media Development: 3 Key Points

What will the future of the Internet look like and how will it impact our democratic institutions? Will the ubiquity of Int...

29 Dec

Year in Review: Top 5 CIMA Blog Posts of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, it’s a good time to take stock of which topics attracted the most interest on CIMA’s blog over...