Total 42 Posts
The role of social media as a superspreader of lies.
As Indians use hashtags #ModiMadeDisaster and #ModiFailsIndia to place the blame for India’s Covid crisis directly on the Indian government and Modi, the government takes a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
Local newspapers are a key part of the ecology of journalism.
We need to reign in political advertising online, perhaps ban it altogether, before it destroys and corrupts politics and democracy altogether.
Australia, fighting Facebook, is the latest country to struggle against foreign influence on journalism.6 min read
The battle between media companies and foreign governments over who controls the news dates back some 150 years, to when European and US wire services dictated the world's headlines.
Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol.5 min read
Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.