Julian Snelling assesses the increasing presence of the Party in China’s “third realm,” aiming to comprehend the extent to which information dissemination constitutes not just top-down control but individual self-censorship.
Negative Ads in Politics: A necessary evil?
Negative ads may not be so negative after all. Ravdeep Sandal analyzes the impact of negative ads on democracy.
More Than Meets The Eye: Deepfake Technology and the Erosion of Public Trust
Tiffany Kwok takes a look at the increasingly sophisticated deepfake technology, and explores the implications of its ease of access.
Women in Politics and their Representation in Media
The media is a critical tool that frames the way we perceive and think of our society, as well as the way we act. It creates and perpetuates narratives and influences how we consider men’s and women’s roles in public and private spheres. Women in the media are often under-represented and portrayed in stereotypical ways. Read More…
A Culture of Shame: Exploring LGBT Abuses in Chechnya
Farah Bogani explores the severity of LGBT abuses in Chechnya and whether Russia will launch an effective investigation.
There’s Method to the Madness
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s baffling insistence on the inauguration’s crowd size appears to fit into a broader communications strategy designed to bait the press establishment. So far it has worked swimmingly.
The Politics of Personality: The (de)stabilizing Effects of Political Attitudes
Temperament plays an increasingly relevant role in the success or failure of a political office. Adena Eliasoph explores the media’s role in responsibly informing the public and the impact that ‘identity politics’ can have on global economies, civil society, and multilateralism.
How are Overseas Journalists and Media Professionals Being Protected?
Sabrina Natale discusses the risks that journalists face when reporting in conflict zones and the resources in place to protect them.
Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Charlotte Provost
Listen as Magdalena Surma interviews Charlotte Provost about her experience interning at the NATO Association of Canada.
Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Emily Dugan
Listen as Magdalena Surma interviews Emily Dugan about her experience interning at the NATO Association of Canada.