3 July 2020

Pollution Sensors: A Tool for Collaboration Between Citizens and Public Authorities?

By Sylvain Parasie, médialab* Some environmental activists and scientists have described the current boom in digital air pollution sensors as a “changing paradigm”(1)Snyder, E. G., […]
24 January 2020
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From fake news’ URLs to their reception IRL #InRealLife

by Manon Berriche, PhD candidate at the médialab Since the 2016 American presidential election, the public debate has been overrun by concerns about disinformation. To […]
6 July 2019

The secrets of the Hermitage

In his book “Art of Memories. Curating at the Hermitage ”, medialab sociologist Vincent-Antonin Lepinay examines the vicissitudes of the great Hermitage museum since the 1917 revolution. […]
6 May 2019
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What democracy is doing with digital technology

by Dominique Cardon, Director of médialab. After being touted for showing democratic promise, digital technologies are today accused of disseminating fake news and serving as […]
6 May 2019
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Digital public space to the test of fake news: a Franco-American comparison

par Dominique Cardon, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Benjamin Ooghe-Tabanou, Guillaume Plique, médialab Bruno Patino, Jean-François Fogel, School of journalism This article draws on a survey conducted by […]
6 May 2019

Analyzing democracies and societies with digital technology

by the médialab team Created in 2009 at the initiative of the philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour, Sciences Po’s medialab first saw digital technology as […]
8 November 2018

Digital readings of the Bible

In a study of sermons made by English preachers in the 17th and 18th centuries, medialab researcher Jean-Philippe Cointet and four sociologists and historians from […]
25 October 2018

The history of international trade in data

The result of collaboration between the Center for History and the médialab, RICardo (Research on International Commerce) is a project devoted to trade between nations […]
10 April 2018
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Lawmaking: a spurt of acceleration

The emergency procedure, renamed accelerated one since 2008, enables the government to call for a conciliation committee between the Assembly and the Senate after one reading only. […]