University of Washington new study looks at how the “massive lie” about a rigged election sparked the January 6 Capitol insurgency.
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For more than 90% of India’s population, digital literacy is almost non-existent. This situation is fuelling the fake news problem in India.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations but for female journalists the odds are much worse.
Clubhouse is an invite-only audio app that is surging in popularity in Thailand as a protest movement continues.
China and Russia are among the world’s most repressive states. But for some reason China censors the internet and Russia doesn’t.
Commonly known as a social news aggregation website, Reddit is a reflection of democracy’s challenges on the internet
Cambodia’s National Internet Gateway will enable increased state online surveillance, censorship, and control of the internet.
There have been concerns raised about the security of online voting. However, voting continues across online platforms in America.
There was a vast disinformation campaign in the last election aiming to influence the result mostly in favour of the incumbent President.
China is ever creative when it comes to repression. Chinese online influencers now need government approved credentials to post.