“Censorship itself draws people to the information. And when you know you can’t know something, then you really want to know it.” ~ Molly E. Roberts
What happens with curiosity in the face of real denial, like hard-core information censorship? And what influence – if any – have new media and internet-based information-sharing channels had on governments’ censorship capabilities? How susceptible are we?
Should we be worried?
Molly is a professor of political science at University of California, San Diego. Her research interests lie in the intersection of political methodology and the politics of information — with a specific focus on methods of automated content analysis and the politics of censorship in China.
Learn more about Molly E. Robert’s work here.
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