You are here: Home / Topics / Media

Media

Key Research Articles (21)
The use of social media in fighting corruption A guest blog from a student group from the Copenhagen Business School, outlining the results of their study on social media and anti-corrutpion. The study explores how social media analytics could help us better understand what people think and do or do not do about corruption. Read More...
Posted at Jun 29, 2015 10:54 AM
The Role of Private Actors and Facilitators in Corruption Marta Erquicia shares the findings of research into what investigative journalism can tell us about corruption in Latin America. Marta is a Senior Regional Coordinator in the Americas Department of Transparency International Read More...
Posted at Jun 24, 2015 04:51 PM
Regulation of Speech and Media Coverage of Corruption: An Empirical Analysis of the Mexican Press ACRN Research Correspondent Brigitte Zimmerman reviews an article by Piero Stanig that considers the effect of legislation restricting media freedom on corruption media coverage. Read More...
Posted at Mar 05, 2015 11:39 AM
The Political Power of Social Media: Technology, the Public Sphere, and Political Change In this seminal article Clay Shirky analyses the potential of social media to induce political change. He argues that social media are an important tool to support civil society and the public sphere and that they can be vital in forming a political environment of change. Read More...
Posted at Oct 16, 2014 04:03 PM
Social Network Analysis in anti-corruption research: Developments, Challenges, Opportunities The following article is an overview of three interesting areas in which Social Network Analysis methodology is helping to disentangle corruption networks and investigate accountability systems. It concludes with an analysis of some of the challenges and opportunities of applying SNA techniques to anti-corruption research. Read More...
Posted at Apr 09, 2014 04:09 PM
More…
Anti-Corruption Datasets (3)
The European Social Survey, ESS Round 5 - 2010 The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically-driven multi-country survey, which has been administered in over 30 countries to date. It has three aims - First, to monitor and interpret changing public attitudes and values within Europe and to investigate how they interact with Europe's changing institutions; Second, to advance and consolidate improved methods of cross-national survey measurement in Europe and beyond; and third, to develop a series of European social indicators, including attitudinal indicators. This fifth round of the survey covers 28 countries, which includes Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.The questionnaire includes two main sections, each consisting of approximately 120 items; a 'core' module which remains relatively constant from round to round, plus two or more 'rotating' modules, repeated at intervals. The core module aims to monitor change and continuity in a wide range of social variables, including media use; social and public trust; political interest and participation; socio-political orientations; governance and efficacy; moral; political and social values; social exclusion, national, ethnic and religious allegiances; well-being; health and security; human values; demographics and socio-economics. Read More...
Posted at Oct 27, 2011 10:30 AM
Freedom in the World 2011 Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s flagship publication, is a comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties. The Freedom in the World 2011 survey contains reports on 194 countries and 14 related and disputed territories. Each country report begins with a section containing the following information: population,capital, political rights (numerical rating), civil liberties (numerical rating), status (Free, Partly Free, or Not Free), and a 10-year ratings timeline. Read More...
Posted at Jul 06, 2011 10:13 AM
The Rule of Law Index An index consisting of 10 factors (and 49 sub-components, including bribery of politicians and judges) The Rule of Law Index™ is a new quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a deep and comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries abide by the rule of law in practice. In addition to in depth country profiles, the index is available for 35 countries from 2008-2010 and the number of countries in the dataset is expected to expand to 100 by 2012. Read More...
Posted at Oct 20, 2010 04:35 PM
 
Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (1)
  • Corruption, Development, and Good Governance (George Washington University) This course examines corruption from real world as well as scholarly perspectives. It uses case studies, debates, guest lectures, and items from the news to examine how corruption can affect effective governance at the national and international levels and its trade spillovers. It also examines how new technologies and strategies (from cell phones to the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative) can reduce corruption and improve governance. Read More...
    Posted at Jan 30, 2012 04:36 PM
 
 

Our partner