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Digital Democracy and its Discontents
12 - 1.30pm Room D202, Clement House, LSE 12 Jan, 2010
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Oxford Media Convention 2010
Said Business School, University of Oxford 21 Jan, 2010
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POLIS in China

Shanghai China Date: 31 Dec, 2010

POLIS Director Charlie Beckett has been speaking in Shanghai. Denied access to Twitter and allowed to show one Cadbury's chocolate commercial but not the other, he addressed a population frustrated with the authorities and the constraints on their use of digital media - read more here. He made a keynote speech to the Fudan University's 80th anniversary conference of global journalism education and met with a group of LSE Alumni to talk about new media in China.

Polis is excited to announce that an event is planned for 2010 in China on emerging social media markets.

Keywords: China, Charlie Beckett, Polis, digital, constraints, authorities, Fudan University, LSE Alumni