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Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Study of Arab Media Use: Facebook Down. Podcasts Up. But Don’t Criticize the Government.

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 May 2019

The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.

Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Internet Publishing Research

Portal Gives Researchers More Public Exposure

Malak Makki | 08 May 2018

A new project is building an open archive of research projects in the Arab region, to make that knowledge more available to the public.

Arts & Culture Internet Politics Protests Publishing

An Online Archive of the Egyptian Revolution

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Feb 2018

Activists have published nearly a thousand hours of unedited footage of the Egyptian uprising on a new website.

Data & Surveys Internet Research Technology & Online Learning

The Researcher Who Wants to Tidy the Web

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Oct 2017

This researcher believes the Internet has expanded without any oversight and wants to correct that.

Internet Publishing Research

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox | 29 Sep 2017

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Academic Freedom Report Highlights Repression in Turkey

Edward Fox | 26 Sep 2017

A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.

Internet Literature & Translation Research Science Technology & Online Learning

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Jun 2017

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.

Academic Freedom Internet Protests

Instagram and Broadband Use Are Reshaping Arab Social Media

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Feb 2016

Photo and video social-media channels are on the rise in the Arab region, but users are still worried about their freedom.




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