Prof. Arun Sundararajan's research on digital media and democracy is highlighted
— January 31, 2014
Excerpt from Science Magazine -- "Digital access was positively associated with civil liberties and media freedom. Mobile penetration had a greater impact on civil liberties than Internet access. Dynamic analyses revealed that greater access to mobile technology had an increased effect on civil liberties when a neighboring country (or a trade partner) scored high in civil liberties, suggesting that the diffusion of civil liberties is enhanced by digital access."