Posts tagged Democracy
Thought Policing During Election Time

With the European Parliament elections coming up on May 23rd, how do we gather solid and trustworthy information so we can vote wisely? Could disinformation affect the outcomes, like it did in the 2016 US presidential elections? France recently passed a new law to tackle fake news during election time. Opponents warn for Orwellian policies and the undermining of free speech and free media

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Breaking the Silence: The New Media Revolution in Turkey

Erdogan’s crackdown of the free press has grave implications for the rest of Europe. But Turkish journalists are fighting back. Here’s how the media is using technology to reinvent itself in order to survive in one of the world's most press-hostile states.

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