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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Thursday, September 22 • 12:00 - 12:30
Mapping the Global Forum for Media Development: A Network Analysis of Members

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This session will focus on a report that presents the results of the network analysis of GFMD members. This analysis specifically studied the communication channels used and the quality of relationships among members. The quality of relationships was assessed using measures of social capital. The report also provides recommendations for strengthening the network. The contents of this report provide a quantitative baseline of the media development sector as of 2014-2015. Future network studies can track progress toward enhanced network strength overtime. 

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Adam Saffer

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Adam Saffer, USA, is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His research takes a network perspective to explore the areas of advocacy and activism, social networks, and interactive communication technologies in public relations. Saffer and colleagues studied the Stop Online Piracy Act Campaign in 2012 where activist organizations employed interactive technologies to connect publics with their legislators. The... Read More →

Thursday September 22, 2016 12:00 - 12:30
Function Hall

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