Tech, Data and Algorithms
Twitter Cannot Keep Hiding Behind Blanket Anonymity
Why are social media companies so reluctant to accept the harm caused by allowing users to set up anonymous accounts?
The Fantasies of Video Game Cities Can’t Escape Real Social Contradictions
Jon Bailes looks at why even video games – as fantasies – can’t seem to consciously address the antagonisms of our political, economic and social lives.
A Good Day to Bury Bad News: US Justice Department Drops Charges over Russia’s 2016 Election Interference
Caroline Orr reports on how charges against indicted Putin Ally Yevgeny Prigozhin were abandoned just as the coronavirus pandemic in the US set a deadly new record.
Journalism Under Threat: 'In the Battle for Truth, You have to say who Lies'
Fiona O'Connor reports on the threats being faced by women journalists around the world and how one of the loudest voices against the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte is standing firm.
The Dangerous Duo of Trump and Putin Weaponising Coronavirus Disinformation
CJ Werleman reports on conspiracy theories that the US is behind the outbreak of COVID-19, the President's spreading of disinformation and Vladimir Putin's interests in adding his trolls into the mix.
Is Russia Working with Myanmar's Military to Incite Hatred of the Rohingya?
Stephen Komarnyckyj reports on social media activity supporting the repression of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar.