Category - digital

  • January 3, 2015

    The terms of citizenship and social life are rapidly changing in the digital age and no issue highlights this better than privacy.

  • October 31, 2014 has announced publication of a new book that examines how the world of digital technology is reshaping communications and the implications for society, culture and politics.

  • April 22, 2014

    Two independent researchers whose work is greatly valued by Ekklesia are among the presenters at the British Sociological Association conference 2014, ‘Changing Society’, taking place at the University of Leeds from 23-25 April.

  • December 12, 2013

    A campaign against internet censorship has gone viral on Twitter, with hundreds of thousands of posts trending under the #CensoredUK hashtag.

  • December 4, 2013

    The Church of England has released a new app to help more people to follow Sunday services using their mobile devices.

  • December 1, 2012

    Mention online activism and you can trigger some extreme reactions. At one end of the spectrum are people who believe the future is all about Facebook, Twitter and online petitions. At the other, those who scoff at the very idea, seeing it as an excuse for laziness and pointing out that Facebook and Twitter are powerful corporations that we should be opposing.

  • November 30, 2012

    Digital democracy and the huge expansion of social media is transforming political action and diplomacy, says Dr Harry Hagopian, who has been expanding his own involvement in that arena, not least due to his regular podcasts on developments in the Middle East and North Africa. He looks especially at social media's impact in that region.

  • November 16, 2012

    Cyber-activists have pledged to struggle back online against the Israeli government's attempt to isolate Gaza digitally by cutting off the territory's Internet.

  • April 29, 2011

    Facebook is facing massive pressure from campaigners, civil liberties activists and journalists tonight after suspending a series of UK 'political' accounts.

  • March 1, 2010

    The digital age is transforming society, bringing us greater democracy, transparency and new creative possibilities, says Jim Killock. But what is the moral in question in the Digital Economy Bill’s approach to illicit internet downloads: is it about theft, or the punishment of the innocent?