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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sarah Oates The Russian state-sponsored campaign to spread disinformation abroad has found fertile ground in the United States, thanks to upheaval in the news media and politicians' denigration of the press. PERSPECTIVE A Perfect Storm: American Media, Russian Propaganda SARAH OATES SARAH OATES is...
Current History (2016) 115 (779): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Müller Europe European Union EU Commission public sphere Jürgen Habermas democracy communication media Is there a European public sphere? A lot rides on the answer to that question. Anything remotely resembling democratic accountabili- ty for the European Union depends on opportuni- ties...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2015
... media 2011 uprisings On January 25, 2011, millions of Egyptians poured into the streets to join a protest against the long and autocratic rule of President Hosni Mubarak. Eighteen tense days later, the military removed Mubarak from power and promised to oversee a transition to democracy. On June 30...
Current History (2015) 114 (774): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Sperling Vladimir Putin machismo masculinity nationalism Crimea NATO sanctions Cold War media PERSPECTIVE Since his return to the Russian presidency in 2012, Vladimir Putin has grown increasingly popular at home while his foreign policy has raised blood pressures in the capitals of NATO s...
Current History (2015) 114 (774): 278–281.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... 2015 The Regents of the University of California Alexander Etkind Russia Vladimir Putin Kremlin propaganda media newspapers television blogs dissent opposition anti-American 278 [A]lthough the level of political control in Putin s Russia is not much differ- ent from what was...
Current History (2013) 112 (758): 356–363.
Published: 01 December 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Emile Nakhleh Middle East propaganda soft power autocracy Arab Spring Egypt Saudi Arabia Bahrain Qatar media civil society democracy Islam 356 The youth revolts . . . have shown that while regimes...
Current History (2013) 112 (755): 224–229.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Judith Shapiro The activists' strategies … reflect both the importance of new social media and the shifting constraints under which civil society must operate in an authoritarian state. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Judith...
Current History (2013) 112 (751): 70–74.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Hector E. Schamis [D]emocracy is at risk of losing its meaning and purpose in the hands of presidents who, while freely elected, crush freedom once in office. Hector Schamis Argentina Cristina Kirchner Néstor Kirchner democracy authoritarian media judiciary © 2013 Current History...
Current History (2011) 110 (740): 364–369.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Middle East United States Britain development Muslim Brotherhood social media Iran Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda 364 The contagion effect created by the regime changes in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya suggests a significant degree of imagined community among Arabs everywhere. The Middle East in Flux...
Current History (2009) 108 (722): 417.
Published: 01 December 2009
... al-Assad Hafez al-Assad reform internet unemployment petroleum state media Damascus Spring Barack Obama 417 Assad planned when he took office to slowly implement economic reforms and eventually allow greater political freedom. That project has failed on both counts. Syria: The Change...
Current History (2002) 101 (652): 66–71.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., and social accommodation.” © 2002 Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California Allende censorship Chile dictatorship journalist media Pinochet Press Repression Sensationalism 66 Chile s a wonderful spot for tourists nowa-days, a low-risk...
Current History (2001) 100 (649): 375–380.
Published: 01 November 2001
... between what they should do ideally and what their constituencies demand. authoritarianism Balkans Croatia media Mesic nationalism Racan transition Tudjman Yugoslav 375 The international community should rethink the applicability in the short run of some of the high principles that guide...
Current History (2001) 100 (648): 343–348.
Published: 01 October 2001
... strengthening a free media. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California advertising Gorbachev Kremlin media press Putin reformist Russia television Yeltsin 343 The Russian Media: From Popularity to Distrust FLORIANA FOSSATO President Putin...
Current History (2001) 100 (647): 269–277.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Judy Polumbaum Were it not for the shifting sands into which the bold and the hapless alike sometimes fall, the persistence of official rhetoric portraying media as the standard-bearer of correct guidance and orientation would seem laughable. At the least it is irreversibly anachronistic. If the...
Current History (2001) 100 (645): 162–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Regents of the University of California deregulation diaspora e-commerce e-governance illiteracy India information technology Internet media New Delhi 162 This January the northern Indian city of Alla-habad hosted the Maha Kumbh Mela, thelargest religious event in the world. More than...
Current History (2001) 100 (642): 15–20.
Published: 01 January 2001
...-permissions . 2001 Current History Arafat media Rabin Gaza Camp David The violence that erupted in the West Bankand Gaza Strip at the end of September 2000came as no surprise to many observers. Warnings of trouble ahead had been issued repeat- edly by many commentators. The path-breaking...