The Annenberg Research Network on International Communication

The Annenberg Research Network on International Communication studies the emergence of communication innovation, examines the attendant transformation of government policies and communication patterns, and analyzes the social and economic consequences. The project is multi-disciplinary, including communication, sociology, economics, and political science approaches, and international in its scope - spanning North America and Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific, Western and Eastern Europe.

October 2008:

Campaign 2008 Technology and Media Policy Watch launched. As the 2008 presidential election enters its final month, researchers at the Annenberg Research Network on International Communication (ARNIC) have found some sharp differences – and surprising similarities – in the two major candidates' positions on technology policy. [PRESS RELEASE]

September 2007: ARNIC welcomes two visiting fellows for this academic year:
- Professor Márcio Iorio Aranha, University of Brasilia (Brazil), School of Law and Centre for Policy, Law, Economics and Technologies of Telecommunications (bio)
- Dr Wally Baer, Professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an advisor to the RAND Corporation (bio)

June 2006: Manuel Castells delivered the opening address at this year's ICA conference in Dresden, Germany. His presentation examined "Communication, power and counterpower." (photo credit: snurb)