March 2011

The net effect: Is the internet really vital to contemporary protest?

Tahrir Square

Professor Helen Margetts was recently featured on the The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) website writing about the importance of the Internet to contemporary protest. The full article is available at their website.

Video: Professor Margetts acts as an expert witness to the House of Commons Public Administration Committee

On Tuesday, 8th March, Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute) acted as an expert witness to the House of Commons Public Administration Committee, which is running an investigation entitled Good Governance: The effective use of Information Technology. See the full post for a video of the committee meeting.