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20 March 2017

An exchange of land tax for stamp duty might be, at last, under genuine government consideration. Will it lead to more affordable housing?

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12 March 2017

Today is the world wide web’s 28th birthday. Here’s a message from its inventor on how the web has evolved, and what we must do to ensure it fulfils his vision of an equalising platform that...

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11 March 2017

This blogpost argues that fake news is the canary in the digital coal mine, a symptom of a much wider systemic challenge around the value and credibility of information.

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8 March 2017

This preliminary research found significant spatial variations across Melbourne in the match between people's jobs and skill levels.

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7 March 2017

The recent inclusion of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) in the draft district pans for metropolitan Sydney marks a turning point in the debates – and hopefully the policies – on the possibility of...

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24 February 2017

The second post in the LSE Media Policy Blog's series on 'fake' news illustrates the underlying structures of the online advertising industry that make fake news lucrative.

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16 February 2017

This open letter from Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, outlines the platfom's focus on developing the social infrastructure for communities, both global and local.

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13 February 2017

Hannah Marsh reviews the recent Reuters Memorial Lecture, entitled 'We Broke the News. How do we Fix it?' - delivered by Melissa Bell, of Vox.

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10 February 2017

The Web Foundation has chosen to focus its 2017 - 2022 strategy on delivering ‘digital equality’ — using the open web to build a more equal world.

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7 February 2017

Since November’s US presidential election, the issue of fake news stories spreading on social media has been under the spotlight. The Media Policy Project’s Emma Goodman looks at how governments...