Video sparks outrage at the lethal cost that Palestinian women pay because of a lack of protections and discriminatory laws, a Human Rights Watch report.
Social Media and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Social Media and Democracy section highlights the ongoing saga of how this new type of communications technology impacts the progress of free and fair elections across the globe. Whether social media brings benefit or harm to democracy is an area of heavy debate. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Journalism and Free Speech.
Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action’s How to Fix Democracy is a video series exploring practical solutions to the threats facing democracies.
A growing number of Russian entertainers joined in a rare show of defiance and solidarity, in support of an actor who they say was wrongfully convicted
News media is taking hits from all sides, underscoring bitter partisan divide and fierce war over “official story” coming from President Trump’s Washington.
In countries where a free press was just beginning to emerge rising authoritarianism, social media cannibalization of audience is threatening its reversal.
A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit.
A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc (FB.O) to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit.
For years, Facebook and other social media companies have erred lenience in policing their sites allowing most posts with false information to stay up.
Facebook, Twitter have made claims of disinformation in Hong Kong by China, taking down accounts purportedly used by its regime to spread disinformation.
Trump’s voter ID gripe from 2016 was that voter fraud cost him support. He has resurfaced it as he ramps up his reelection for 2020, but its unfounded.