The proliferation of misinformation on social media – or even just partisan or sensationalistic treatments of politics, science and human relations – could reasonably be considered a threat to democracy itself. When you add computation propaganda to the mix, where bots are deployed to manipulate public opinion, filter-bubbles form even more readily, and you canREAD MORE
In 2002, many long-term civil society folks did go for political power. It seemed to transform them into the hand maidens of theft and oppression and seriously weakened the civil society movement. What will be different this time? What lessons were learnt? @johngithongo @WMutunga twitter.com/ntvkenya…
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