August 01, 2020
Australia to Make Google, Facebook Pay for News Content
By Associated Press
According to Australia’s treasurer, “the future of the Australian media landscape is at stake with these changes.”
July 09, 2020
Facebook: Vietnam’s Fickle Partner-in-Crime
By Dien Luong
Vietnam’s government has been able to co-opt Facebook to act in its own interests – for now.
May 22, 2020
Australian Government, Media Companies Challenge Tech Giants Over Sharing Ad Revenue
By Joshua Mcdonald
As tech giants rose, newsrooms suffered.
May 15, 2020
Facebook’s Apology for its Role in Sri Lanka’s Anti-Muslim Riots Should Spark Change
By Tasnim Nazeer
Facebook’s failure to remove hate speech and disinformation during the 2018 riots resulted in spurring on the deadly violence.
April 29, 2020
The Realpolitik of the Reliance Jio-Facebook Deal
By Arindrajit Basu & Amber Sinha
No one can be sure about where this deal and its associated realpolitik will take us.
August 21, 2019
India's Upcoming Digital Tax: How Will Big Tech Cope?
By Rohan Seth
India comes to term with an internationalizing digital economy.
August 20, 2019
Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests
By Tami Abdollah
It’s the first instance of a U.S. social media company identifying a Chinese government-run disinformation campaign.
April 25, 2019
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Islamic State-claimed attacks that killed nearly 400 people in Sri Lanka mark a watershed in South Asia’s terror landscape.
April 09, 2019
Fake News in India and Indonesia's Elections 2019
By Jennifer Yang Hui and Pravin Prakash
In both countries, social media platforms are fertile ground for disinformation and hoaxes.
September 21, 2018
Facebook Waking Up to Genocide in Myanmar
By Eric Paulsen
How many more will die before social media giants wake up and realize they have been complicit by failing to act?
August 31, 2018
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
By Daniel Combs
A Facebook ban on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing will have major ramifications.
August 25, 2018
Facebook: Strengthening Timor-Leste’s Democracy
By Corinda Hollis
The recent elections are the first real opportunity to look at the public-facing use of social media by political parties.