Tag Archive for: "democracy"
Indonesia’s democracy at risk from disinformation

In the long lead-up to the world’s largest ever single-day elections, disinformation ran rampant in Indonesia. It became so widespread that the government started holding weekly briefings to reveal ‘hoaxes’ and give the ‘real facts’. …

The silences of the Australian election

Election campaigns involve loud argument and quiet consensus—and then there are the silences. Silences point to hard stuff just offstage: no-go, too dangerous. For political parties, breaking the silence introduces complexity that tends towards tangled …