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Facebook: Strengthening Timor-Leste’s Democracy
August 25, 2018
Facebook: Strengthening Timor-Leste’s Democracy
The recent elections are the first real opportunity to look at the public-facing use of social media by political parties.
Facebook: Strengthening Timor-Leste’s Democracy
The Facebook Scandal Reveals the Philippines’ Cyber Vulnerability
April 20, 2018
The Facebook Scandal Reveals the Philippines’ Cyber Vulnerability
The Philippines is one of the world’s most social media-active countries. That makes it one of the most vulnerable.
The Facebook Scandal Reveals the Philippines’ Cyber Vulnerability
The Rapid Rise of Censorship in Southeast Asia
January 19, 2018
The Rapid Rise of Censorship in Southeast Asia
From Myanmar to Indonesia, governments are clamping down on the internet and social media.
The Rapid Rise of Censorship in Southeast Asia
Beware Duterte’s Troll Army in the Philippines
November 18, 2017
Beware Duterte’s Troll Army in the Philippines
A recent report deepens concerns around the administration’s distortion of online information.
Beware Duterte’s Troll Army in the Philippines
Narendra Modi: Social Media Master?
September 25, 2015
Narendra Modi: Social Media Master?
Plus, Russia and Pakistan jet talks, India's new assault rifle, and Xi Jinping's pop culture knowledge. Links.
Narendra Modi: Social Media Master?
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
June 14, 2015
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
Activists claim that authorities are using an ambiguous ordinance in a selective crackdown on free speech.
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
Fighting Terrorism on Social Media
March 13, 2015
Fighting Terrorism on Social Media
Pakistan is trying to combat terrorist organizations online, with mixed results.
Fighting Terrorism on Social Media
Islamic State’s Twitter Handler Revealed to Be an Indian Businessman
December 13, 2014
Islamic State’s Twitter Handler Revealed to Be an Indian Businessman
The man in charge of the Islamic States' Twitter profile was revealed to be an Indian businessman.
Islamic State’s Twitter Handler Revealed to Be an Indian Businessman
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
October 04, 2014
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
How to follow the Umbrella Revolution on social media.
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
October 01, 2014
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
As the protests continue, our correspondent draws a mixed bag of lessons.
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
Tweeting from Gaza
August 03, 2014
Tweeting from Gaza
Sonya Rehman speaks with a young Palestinian on life in Gaza and the role of social media amid the devastation.
Tweeting from Gaza
Maoming Protests Continue in Southern China
April 05, 2014
Maoming Protests Continue in Southern China
The ongoing protests over a planned PX plant in Maoming are receiving a lot of attention within China.
Maoming Protests Continue in Southern China
Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
April 03, 2014
Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
A new poll finds Chinese citizens don't feel they are being monitored or censored by the government.
Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
March 28, 2014
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Using the hashtag #CancelColbert, social media users are calling for The Colbert Report to be cancelled.
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
March 14, 2014
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
Citizen exchanges are an easy and cost-effective means for countries hoping to build influence overseas.
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
November 15, 2013
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
After a viral photograph, one Australian man became a full-time “dictator.”
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
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