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Mapping Digital Disinformation around Elections: A Case ...
CIMA Digital Report

The 2018 general election represented one of the first times digital disinformation occurred on a massive scale in Pakistan. This report examines different forms of disinformation that circulated online in the lead up to the 2018 elections and its impact on the country’s politi...

Strengthening the United Nations’ Role in Media Develo...
CIMA Digital Report

The United Nations made a promise in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human to promote free and independent media around the world. Citizens cannot “seek, receive and impart information and ideas, through any medium, regardless of frontiers” without access to a vibr...

China’s New Media Dilemma: The Profit in Online Dissen...
CIMA Digital Report

Studies on the development of Chinese media often diverge greatly in answering the question of which force will prevail: the government, with its unparalleled capacity to curb free expression, or liberal voices, aided by new media. In CIMA's latest report, "China's New Media D...

Big Data, Not Big Brother: New Data Protection Laws and ...
CIMA Digital Report

For years, the road to news media financial sustainability was said to be paved with data—digital news outlets were counseled to collect as many details about their readers as possible in order to deliver more relevant content as well as to support more lucrative, targeted adve...