Public Policy

Ofcom's 2016 Media Use Report reveals unsophisticated searchers - and worrying generational divides.

Posted 29 April 2016

2016 Index notes an overall decline in press freedom.

Posted 26 April 2016

Two events will explore how to build and maintain strong relationships between researchers in developing countries, publishers and other stakeholders.

Posted 21 April 2016

Four years of negotiation results in expanded right to be forgotten and more responsibilities for organisations.

Posted 15 April 2016

Education delivered via inexpensive smartphones can support new students, ensure lifelong learning, and transform the lives of girls and women.

Posted 10 March 2016

The text of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation has been finalised. Here's what every information professional needs to know.

Posted 25 February 2016

Key findings of the 2016 Tech Nation report show that access to great talent is the biggest potential risk to the UK's digital economy.

Posted 24 February 2016

The Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center in LA has been victimised by a ransomware attack.

Posted 18 February 2016

ILI — The Library Innovation Conference — invites presentations from innovative info pros from all sectors, as well as those working outside a traditional library setting. ILI takes place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October.

Posted 15 February 2016

Julie Brittain, newly appointed Executive Director of INASP, on the powerful links between research expertise and national and global development.

Posted 04 February 2016

Senior TV figures resign from state broadcaster.

Posted 04 January 2016

A survey of the UK's library, archives, records, IM and KM workforce highlights gender and diversity gaps.

Posted 01 December 2015

Is social impact measurement by altmetrics a valid method for governmental publications?

Posted 25 November 2015

A survey by the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) puts a price on digital skills gap.

Posted 22 November 2015

French data protection regulator demands that search giant extends ‘delisting' across all its international domains.

Posted 25 September 2015

While a UK politician experiments with crowdsourced questions to Parliament, other experiments in open democracy are much more advanced.

Posted 22 September 2015

The United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its 2015 report into the current state of broadband around the world.

Posted 21 September 2015

IFLA is calling for input and examples from libraries around the world.

Posted 27 August 2015

Funding available for community broadband.

Posted 26 August 2015

The sharing economy, which continues to grow, is attracting political debate in the US.

Posted 28 July 2015

The issue of net neutrality has been rumbling around in the US for some time now, but in Europe the debate has been quieter. Ian Clark on why that might be about to change.

Posted 20 June 2015

Four new national coalitions for digital jobs to be launched in Belgium, Cyprus, the Netherlands and the UK as the EU continues its drive to tackle Europe's digital skills deficit.

Posted 19 June 2015

Call for nominations to the 2016 UK Register now open.

Posted 19 June 2015

More than 500 global organisations and individuals have signed up to support The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age.

Posted 08 June 2015

The Ideas Box represents a major innovation in terms of access to information and culture in humanitarian crises.

Posted 10 May 2015

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