Publications, Presentations & Book Reviews

Ongoing Projects

  • Book: Pathways Across Cultures: Intercultural Communication in South Africa, Rentia du Plessis (co-editor). Publication date June 2020. Cape Town: Juta Academic Publishers, South Africa.
  • Co-authored four chapters: Perception and Culture, An African View of the World, Managing Intercultural Conflict, and Developing Intercultural Competence.

Ongoing Projects with graduate students (South Africa)

  • Perceptions of Rural Parents’ Health Information Seeking Behaviour Concerning their Blind Children
  • A Culture-centered Study on Maternal Health Communication in Rural Lesotho

Monograph

  • “The Origins of the Ban on ‘Obscene, Indecent, or Profane’ Language of the 1927 Radio Act.” Journalism & Mass Communication Monographs, no. 149, February 1995.

Edited Journal

  • “ICTs and Development: Asian Experiences,” Special Issue: Science Technology and Society, 13(2) (July- December), 2008.

Refereed and Legal Publications; Conference Proceedings

  • “Intercultural communication between Deaf and hearing students at a large South African university.” (Avela Ntsongelwa, co-author). Communitas Journal, 23, 2018.
  • “New media, space and marginality: Control and regulation of cybercafé use in small and medium towns in Asia.” (T.T. Sreekumar, co-author). Media Watch Journal, 7(2) 2016.
  • “The Virgin Mary with a Mobile Phone: Ideologies of Mothering and Technology Consumption in Philippine Television Advertisements.” (Cheryll Soriano & Lim Sun Sun, co-authors). Journal of Critical and Contemporary Culture, 8 (1) 2015.
  • Making sense of life’s transitions: Mobile Phones and the Creation of Alternative Spaces by South African Youths.” (M. Walton, co-author). Journal of Creative Communication, 8, no. 2-3 (2013).
  • “Web Sites for Stakeholder Relations by Corporations and Non-Profits: A Time-lag Study in Singapore.” (K. Sriramesh and Cheryll R. Soriano, co-authors). Journal of Communication Management, 17 (2) 2013.
  • “Understanding Users’ Choice of Competing Browsers: An Application of Relative Mechanism using the Theory of Planned Behavior.” (Julian Lin, co-author). Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 2 (4) 2012.
  • “Offering an integrated new media curriculum or pushing the boundaries of interdisciplinary (media) higher education.” Proceedings of Conference on The Future of College Education: Challenges and Responses in Business and Communication Education. Hallym University. Chuncheon, South Korea, May 2012.
  • “Testing the Information Technology Continuance Model on a Mandatory SMS-based Student Response System.” (Julian Lin, co-author). Communication Education, 61 (2) 2012.
  • “Online Privacy, Government Surveillance and National ID cards.” (Lim Sun Sun and Hichang Cho, co-authors). Communications of the AMC, 52 (12), December 2009.
  • “A Multination Study of Online Privacy: Global Concerns and Local Responses.” (Hichang Cho and Lim Sun Sun, co-authors). New Media and Society, 11(3), 2009.
  • “ICTs and Development: Re-visiting the Asian Experience.” (T.T. Sreekumar, co-author). Science, Technology and Society Journal, 13(2) (July-December), 2008.
  • “E-Government in a Corporatist, Communitarian Society: The Case of Singapore.” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). New Media and Society, 8(5), 2006.
  • “Public Affairs and e-governance in Singapore” ” (K. Sriramesh, co-author).  Proceedings of the 11th International Public Relations Symposium, PRISTOP Communications, 2004.
  • “India’s Wireless Local Loop Service Controversy: A Case Study of Regulatory Inefficiency? (Loo Wei Yew, Desmond, co-author).” Media Asia, 31(1), 2004.
  • “Singapore and its Experiment in E-governance” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). World Forum Proceedings: Digital Divide, Global Development and the Information Society, International Research Foundation for Development, 3(1), 2004.
  • “Consumers’ Online Privacy Concerns (Hichang Cho and Lim Sun Sun, co-authors).” World Internet Law Report, 5(4), 2004.
  • “Mobile Telecommunications Development in India: The Wireless Local Loop Service Controversy (Loo Wei Yew, Desmond, co-author).” Media Asia, 31(1), 2004.
  • “An anti-spam Framework for Singapore (Tan Teck Loon, Victor, co-author).” Media Asia, 30(4), 2003.
  • “A Comparative Analysis of the Telecommunications Sector Liberalisation of the Philippines and Singapore (Lim May-Ann, co-author).” Asian Journal of Communication, 13(2), 2003.
  • “Effective Regulators: A Response to the International Telecommunication Union’s Case Study on Singapore (Ang Peng Hwa, co-author).” Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal, 4(1), Spring 2003.
  • “The Regulation of Telecommunications in Chile: The Difficult Road toward Transparency (Original Title in Spanish: La Regulación de las Telecomunicaciones en Chile: El Difícil Camino hacia la Transparencia).” Cuadernos de Información (Journal of Information), Vol. 15 (2002) (Chile).
  • “Vice Advertising Under the Supreme Court’s Commercial Speech Doctrine: The Shifting Central Hudson Analysis” (Michael Hoefges, co-author). Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, 22(3/4), Spring-Summer 2000.
    • Reprinted in First Amendment Law Handbook, James L. Swanson, ed. St. Paul: MN: West Group, 2002, 489-538.
  • “A Decade of Indecency: A Study of How the Federal Communications Commission Assesses Indecency Fines (1987-1997).” (Michelle Ballard, co-author). Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 75(1), Spring 1998.
  • “How Far is Too Far? The Line between ‘Offensive’ and ‘Indecent’ Speech.” Federal Communications Law Journal, 49(2), February 1997.
  • “Puerto Rico: A Different Island Culture.” Proceedings of the Second International Symposium, Institute of Public Relations, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 1997.
  • “Settlement: FCC’s Newest Strategy to Address Indecency?” (Michelle Ballard, co-author). Communications and the Law, 18(4), December 1996.
  • “Sunshine Laws and Judicial Discretion: A Proposal for Reform of State Sunshine Law Enforcement Provisions” (Charles Davis and Bill F. Chamberlin, co-authors). The Urban Lawyer: The National Quarterly on State and Local Government Law, 28(1), Winter 1996.
  • “Developing an Indecency Standard: The Federal Communications Commission and the Regulation of Offensive Speech (1927-1964).” Journalism History, 20(1), Spring 1994.
  • “Abortion on the Air: Broadcasters and Indecent Political Advertising” (Paul Gates, co-author). Federal Communications Law Journal, 46 (2), March 1994.
  • “Political Advertising: The Lowest Unit Charge and the FCC’s Surprise Audit.” Communications and the Law, 15(3), September 1993.

Book Chapters and Book Reviews

  • Review, The State, IT and Development, R.K. Bagga, Kenneth Keniston, & Rohit Raj Mathur, eds. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2005, in Science, Technology and Society Journal, 13(1) (2008).
  • “Women-Owned SMEs and Government Procurement Practices” (Idris Sulaiman, co-author), in Women Owned SMEs: Challenges and Opportunities in Policies and Programs. K.L. Malaysia: Global Knowledge Partnership (2005).
  • “Information Society and E-Governance in Singapore: Case Study of a Knowledge-Based Economy,” (K. Sriramesh, co-author) in The Information Society in the Asia Pacific Region: Diffusion, Access and Socio-economic Impact. Y. Asami & Ian Douglas, eds. Taipei: Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, 2004, pp. 317-349.
  • Review, Dirty Discourse: Sex and Indecency in American Radio, Robert L. Hilliard and Michael C. Keith. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 2003, in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 80(2), Summer 2003.
  • “Broadcast Regulation” in Communication and the Law, W. Wat Hopkins, ed. Alabama: Vision Press, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, and 1999
  • Review, The Gatekeeper: My 30 Years as a TV Censor, Alfred R. Schneider & Kaye Pullen. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2001, in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 78 (4), Winter 2001.
  • Review, The V-Chip Debate: Content Filtering From Television to the Internet. Monroe E. Price, ed.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998, in Journal of Media Economics, 13(1), Spring 2000.
  • “Broadcast Regulation” in History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia, Margaret A. B Blanchard, ed.  New York: Garland, 1998.
  • “Report on Chain Broadcasting” in History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia, Margaret A. Blanchard, ed. New York: Garland, 1998.

Reports, and other Publications

  • “Focus on Latin American Media: Trends of Growth and Convergence in the Telecommunications Sector.” Report to TransAmerica Media Holdings, September 1998, Miami, Florida.
  • Instructional Strategies for Electronic Media and Government. (Manual accompanying Electronic Media and Government by F. Leslie Smith, Milan Meeske and John Wright.) New York: Longman, 1995.
 

Presentations

Refereed

  • Presenter, “Promoting more harmonious interactions and encouraging more inclusive ways of viewing and managing “difference.” Communication Studies Division, Southern Africa Communication Association Conference, August 2019, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Co-presenter, “Of mothers and mobile phones: Ideologies of mothering and technology consumption in Philippine television advertisements” (Cheryll Soriano & Lim Sun Sun, co-authors), Gender Division, International Association for Media and Communication Research, June 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Presenter, “New Media, Gender and Leisure: Soft forms of subversion through the use of new media in Bangladesh” (T.T. Sreekumar, co-author), Gender Division, International Association for Media and Communication Research, July, 2012, Durban, South Africa.
  • Presenter, “The social embeddedness of technology: An analysis of mobile advertisements in the Philippines and India,” (Cheryll Soriano, T.T. Sreekumar and Nanditha Raman, co-authors), International Division, International Association for Media and Communication Research (‘South-North Conversations’),  July, 2012, Durban, South Africa.
  • Co-presenter, “Making sense of life’s transitions: Theorizing mobile phone usage by South African youths.” (Marion Walton, T.T. Sreekumar and Silke Hassreiter, co-authors). Beyond Normative Approaches: Everyday Media Culture in Africa Conference, University of Witwatersrand, February 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Co-presenter, “Moral Transgressions, Heterotopias and Civil Society: Control and Regulation of Cybercafés in Small and Medium Towns in Developing Asia.” (T.T. Sreekumar, co-author). Association of Internet Researchers, October 2011, Seattle, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “Youth participation and peer research methods: Investigating post-school transitions with mobile media in South Africa.” (co-authors: Marion Walton and Silke Hassreiter). South Africa Communication Association Conference, August 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Co-presenter, “The social spaces of cybercafés in Developing Asia: The changing use patterns of new media technologies through cybercafés in small and medium towns by youth in Philippines.” (T.T. Sreekumar, co-author). Association of Internet Research 11.0 Conference: Sustainability, Participation, Action, October 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Panelist, “An Interdisciplinary Approach to ICT Policy Research.” International Communication Association Pre-Conference Symposium. Panel Title: Information and Communication Technologies and Development. Sponsored by the International Development Research Center (Canada), Communication for Policy Research South (Sri Lanka), and Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore, June 2010, Singapore.
  • Respondent, “Beyond Boundary-Spanning: How Public Relations Impacts, and Is Shaped by, National, Transnational, and Transitional Intersections, Panel. Public Relations Division, International Communications Association Conference, June 2010, Singapore.
  • Co-presenter, “ICTs and Public Relations: A study of corporate and non-profit web sites five years apart.” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). 13th International Public Relations Research Conference, March 2010, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “The Interaction Effects of Peer and Social Influence: An Application of the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology to Messenger Adoption.” (Julian Lin and H.C. Chan, co-authors). Child, Adolescent and Media Division, International Communication Association Conference, May 2009, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “A Comparison of Five Functions in the PDA: Importance, Ease of Use, Usefulness and Intention to Use” (Julian Lin and H.C. Chan, co-authors). Communication Division, International Communication Association Conference, May 2009, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Exploring the Relationship of Online Privacy, Government Surveillance and National ID Cards: A Multi-country Study” (Lim Sun Sun and Hichang Cho, co-authors). Second Place, Debut Category, International Division, Broadcast Education Association Conference, April 2007 Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “A Multinational Study on Online Privacy: Global Concerns and Local Responses” (Hichang Cho and Lim Sun Sun, co-authors). Communication and Technology Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, August 2006, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “Curricular Innovations for Capacity-Building in ICT4D in the Asia-Pacific” (Patricia Arinto and K. Sriramesh, co-authors) in panel “Reviewing ICT4D in the Asia Pacific: Critical Issues, Shifting Scenarios, and Forecasts.” Mapping the New Field of Communication for Development and Social Change Conference, July, 2006, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Presenter, “E-government in the ASEAN Context: A Conceptual Framework” (Jeannie Chan and K. Sriramesh, co-authors). Communication and Technology Division, International Communication Association Conference, May 2005, New York, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “E-government in Singapore” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). Global Fusion 2004 Conference, October 2004, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
  • Co-presenter, “Public Affairs and E-government in Singapore” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). BledCom2004, the 11th International Public Relations Symposium, July 2004, Lake Bled, Slovenia.
  • Presenter, “Corporatism and Communitarianism as Environments for E-governance: The Case of Singapore” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). Second Place, Debut Category, International Division, Broadcast Education Association Convention, April 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Moving Toward a Knowledge-Based Economy: Singapore and its Experiment in E-Governance” (K. Sriramesh, co-author), World Forum for the Information Society, International Research Foundation for Development-East Asia Network, December 2003, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Presenter, “Online Profiling: Is Zero Privacy the Appropriate Standard to Balance the Interests of Online Merchants with the Rights of Consumers?” International Telecommunications Society, 14th Biennial Conference, August 2002, Seoul, Korea.
  • Presenter, “The Telecommunications’ Regulatory Environment in Chile: Moving Toward Public Participation,” the International Telecommunications Society, 14th Biennial Conference, August 2002, Seoul, Korea.
  • Presenter, “Vice Advertising under the Supreme Court’s Commercial Speech Doctrine: The Shifting Central Hudson Analysis.” Law Division, 2000 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Chapel Hill, S.C., U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Trends of Growth and Convergence in the Latin American Telecommunications Sector.” Communication and Technology Division, 1999 International Communication Association, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Offensive Broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s: The FCC Articulates a Standard to Regulate Indecency.” History Division, 1995 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “If you do the Crime, Will you do the Time? A Proposal for Reform of State Sunshine Law Enforcement Provisions” (Charles N. Davis, co-author). Law Division, 1994 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “The Origins of the Ban on ‘Obscene, Indecent, or Profane’ Language of the 1927 Radio Act.” Best Faculty Paper, History Division, 1994 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Abortion on the Air: The Controversy over Indecent Political Advertising” (Paul Gates, co-author). First Place, Open Competition, Law and Policy Division, 1993 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Political Advertising: The Lowest Unit Charge and the FCC’s Surprise Audit.” First Place, Open Competition, Law and Policy Division, 1992 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Sunshine Laws’ Statutory Provisions and Judicial Enforcement: How Strong is the Commitment to Government Openness?” Law Division, 1992 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention, Montreal, Canada.
  • Presenter, “Broadcast Indecency and the First Amendment: Is a 24-Hour Ban a `Narrowly Tailored’ Regulation?” Second Place, Debut Category, Law and Policy Division, 1991 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

Invited Presentations and Participation in Local, Regional, National and International Conferences, Panels, Workshops and Symposia

  • Presenter (with Crystal Anderson), “Reframing Diversity,” Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, George Mason University, September 2019, Fairfax, Virginia U.S.A..
  • Panelist, “Conversations about supporting diverse students: Multilingual, Parents, All Genders, Military and Mason Korea,” Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, George Mason University, September 2019, Fairfax, Virginia U.S.A..  
  • Panelist, “La Casita Encuentro (Reunion): A Public Dialogue on the Past, Present, and Future of a Community Institution.” Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, University of Florida, October 2018, Gainesville, Florida U.S.A..
  • Plenary Presentation, “Pushing the Boundaries of ‘inter’ in Interdisciplinary Media Education. The Future of College Education: Challenges and Responses in Business and Communication Education Conference.” Hallym University, May 2012, Chuncheon, South Korea.
  • Presenter, “Making Sense of Life’s Transitions: Mobile Phones and the Creation of Alternative Spaces by South African Youths.” Communications and New Media Research Talk Series. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, April 2012, Singapore.
  • Keynote Address, “The New Media Ecology of Developing Asia.” International Research Series, Plenary Session. Universitas Multimedia NU.S.A.ntara, April 2012, Gading Serpong, Tangerang, Indonesia.
  • Presenter (with T.T. Sreekumar), “Youth and Technoculture in Developing Asia: New Media Overview and Mobile Phone Use Patterns.” From SMS to Smartphones: Tracing the Impact and Developmental Trajectory of the Mobile Phone in Asia Research Workshop,  National University of Singapore, February 2012, Singapore.
  • Panel Chair, “Digital Future Symposium: Promoting Online Content: Is Asia on Track?” National University of Singapore, December, 2011, Singapore.
  • Co-organizer (with T.T. Sreekumar), Youth Technoculture in Developing Asia Research Workshop, National University of Singapore, November, 2011, Singapore.
  • Presenter, “Women’s use of ICTs for leisure in developing Asia.” Youth Technoculture in Developing Asia Research Workshop, National University of Singapore, November, 2011, Singapore.
  • Presenter, “Gamer Puzzle: Understanding  Female Gamers in Developing Asia.” Youth Technoculture in Developing Asia Research Workshop, National University of Singapore, November, 2011, Singapore.
  • Presenter, “The social embeddedness of technology: Mobile advertisements in India and the Philippines.” (Cheryll Soriano and Nanditha Das, co-authors). Youth Technoculture in Developing Asia Research Workshop, National University of Singapore, November, 2011, Singapore.
  • Panel Chair, “Use and Abuse of New Media: Regulation and Content.” Conference on the Impact of New Media on the General Election, Institute of Policy Studies, October 2011, Singapore.
  • Research Lecture, “Female Gamers in Small and Medium Towns in Developing Asia: Preliminary Findings of Youth Technoculture Project.” Center for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa. May 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Guest Lecturer, “Conducting Research in Developing Asia: Lessons from the Field.” Graduate Research Seminar, Center for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town. March 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Plenary Presentation, “Dare to Dream: Drawing Inspiration from Singapore’s Multi-ethnic, Multi-religious Society.” Orientation Plenary Session, Northlink College. January 2011. Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Discussant, “ICTs for poverty alleviation.” Research Paper Panel. Communication for Policy Research South Conference, Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications. December 2010. Xi’an, China.
  • Presenter, “New Media and Public Relations: Strategic use of corporate and non-profit web sites.” (K. Sriramesh, co-author). Strategic Online PR and Media Relations Forum. August 2010, Singapore.
  • Panelist, “Things I didn’t learn in graduate school but I wish I had.” Young Scholars’ Tutorial, Communication for Policy Research South Conference, December 2009, Negombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Panel Chair, “ICTs for participation,” Communication for Policy Research South Conference, December 2009, Negombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Respondent, Content Panel, “The APEC-ICT Roundtable: Shaping the APEC-ICT Agenda at a Critical Inflection Point,” September 10-12, 2009, University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
  • Plenary Presentation, “New Media: Friend or Foe,” Annual Attorney General’s Chambers of Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia Meeting, April 2009, Singapore.
  • Panelist, “New Media: Challenges and Opportunities.” Community Leaders’ Conference on New Media: Challenges and Opportunities, organized by ONE people.sg, February 2009, Singapore.
  • Plenary Presentation, “Using New Media to Develop Stronger Communities,” Community Leaders’ Conference on New Media: Challenges and Opportunities, organized by ONE people.sg, February 2009, Singapore.
  • Plenary Presentation, “Intelligent Nation 2015: Singapore’s Master Plan for the Next Decade of ICTs.” Communication Policy Research South Conference, Transformation Strategies for Telecom Operators, December, 2008 in Beijing, China.
  • Presenter, “Local Language Computing Policy and the Promotion of Language Diversity in Developing Asia.” Research Series, School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, November 2007, Singapore.
  • Presenter, “Digital Innovations and Entrepreneurial Universities: The NUS Experience” in panel Digital Technologies for Development: Reassessing the Asian Experience. E-Asia Conference, Digital Learning Division, February 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Leading facilitator, Pan Asia Network Policy Consultation on Localization, International Development Research Center, January 2007, Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan.
  • Panel chair, “Content Regulation Issues.” CPR South Conference, January 2007, Manila, Philippines.
  • Presenter, “Informational Requirements of Rural Populations.”’ (with Jayan Thomas), Winter Workshop, Soft Power and Spheres of Influence in South and Southeast Asia,jointly organized by University of Pennsylvania and South Asian Studies Program, National University of Singapore, January 2006, Singapore.
  • Keynote speaker, “Ethical Dimensions in the Information Society,” National Summit on the Information Society, September 2005, Bandar Seri Megawan, Kingdom of Brunei Darussalam.
  • Presenter, “Assessing the Regulatory Effectiveness of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore,” Panel presentation, Catalyzing Change: Strategies to Achieve Connectivity and Convergence. Course on Telecom Reform organized by Learning Initiatives on Reform for Telecom Economies (LIRNEasia), September 2005, Singapore.
  • Participant, Pan Asia Network Consultation Meeting, International Development Research Center, June 2005, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
  • Participant, Planning Committee of Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007-2008 Edition, April 2005, International Development Research Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Presenter, “Teaching Media Law in an International Setting.” Panel presentation, Law and Policy Division, 2005 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “National University of Singapore: Opportunities in ICTs for Development and New Media Studies.” Panel presentation, Faculty Development Seminar Series. February 2005, Philippine Women’s University, Manila, Philippines.
  • Plenary Presentation, “The Role of Universities in ICT for Development.” Workshop on Higher Education, Information Technology and Sustainable Development: The Central Role of Universities in Building Knowledge Societies in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Plenary Session Panel. January 2005, La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
  • Presenter, “Consumers’ Concerns about Online Privacy: Attitudes and Behaviors,” (Hichang Cho and Sun Sun Lim, co-authors). 26th International Conference on Privacy and Personal Data Protection, September 2004, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Presenter, “Online Privacy: Consumers’ Concerns and Policy Implications for E-commerce.” (Hichang Cho and Sun Sun Lim, co-authors). Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation E-commerce Steering Committee Meeting, February 2004, Santiago, Chile.
  • Presenter, “An Alternative Approach to Consumer Privacy Education.” Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Symposium on Data Privacy Implementation Mechanisms, February, 2004, Santiago, Chile.
  • Civil Society Delegate, International Research Foundation for Development-East Asia Network, UN-Sponsored World Summit on the Information Society, December 2003, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Singapore Delegate, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation—Telecommunication Information Working Group Meeting (APEC TEL), Computer Emergency Response Team Workshop and E-Security Workshop, October 2003, Taiwan.
  • Presenter, “Privacy, Spam and other Content Regulation Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region.” Guest Lecture at National Normal University of Taipei, October 2003, Taiwan.
  • Presenter, “Online Pornography: A Global Problem.” Guest Lecture at the National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, March 2003, Taiwan.
  • Presenter, “Conceptualizing Privacy: An Asian Perspective.” Guest Lecture at the National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, March 2003, Taiwan.
  • Representative of Singapore’s Civil Society, International Telecommunication Union World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Asian Regional Conference, January 2003, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Representative of Singapore’s Civil Society, International Telecommunication Union World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Asian Regional Conference NGO/Civil Society Side Event Session, UN University, Roundtable Discussion on Defining the Information Society – Asian Perspectives, January 2003, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Presenter, Regulatory Infrastructure and its Impact on Policy Analysis, National University of Singapore, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty Lecture Series, October 2002, Singapore.
  • Participant in roundtable discussion (scholars) on e-governance, Singapore Institute of Public Policy, September 2002, Singapore.
  • Participant in focus group (scholars and mental health professionals), Singapore’s Censorship Review Committee 2002, August 2002, Singapore.
  • Chair of competitive paper session on Internet and IT Development, International Telecommunications Society, 14th Biennial Conference, August 2002, Seoul, South
  • Chair of competitive paper session on Local Exchange Competition, International Telecommunications Society, 14th Biennial Conference, August 2002, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Presenter, “Your Vulnerability in Cyberspace: FBI and IU Perspectives on Internet Security, Intellectual Property, and Privacy Issues” Office of the Vice-President for Information Technologies—Making Information Technology Happen!, Indiana University, February 2002, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Telecommunications Regulation in Chile: Early Findings,” Office of Corporate Development, High Technology Investment Program, July 2001, Santiago, Chile.
  • Presenter, “Broadband and Open Access,” Panel on Current Issues in Telecommunications Policy in the U.S., Law and Policy Division, 2001 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Internet Pornography: Legal Issues and Social Concerns.” Co-sponsored by the Technology & Policy and Law Divisions, 1999 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
  • Moderator of top competitive paper panel. Law and Policy Division, 1996 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Moderator of competitive paper session dealing with new technologies. Law Division, 1996 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Region Colloquium, Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.A.
  • Moderator of panel titled “Legal Issues Affecting New Technologies.” Law and Policy Division, 1995 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Moderator of competitive paper session dealing with new technologies. Law Division, 1995 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Region Colloquium, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “Immorality and the Electronic Media: Obscenity, Violence, and Indecency.” Law and Policy Division, 1994 Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “The Radio Act of 1927: The Origins of the Ban on Obscene, Indecent, or Profane Language.” 1993 National Association of Broadcasters Research Session, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Presenter, “The Evolution of the Definition of Indecency.” 1993 National Association of Broadcasters Research Session, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.