Stories about Governance from April, 2018
"There was complete media blackout. But journalists were there [to] tell the story [through] social media. Self censorship sign of oppression"
"No problem, pal, the patients will find a way [around your car parked on the sidewalk]. #PublicSpace"
Protestors expressed long-held resentment toward Sargsyan, who has led Armenia through a period of economic stagnation and high-level corruption.
#SOSNicaragua: At least 25 killed in Nicaragua protests, including one journalist, say human rights groups
Nicaraguans are live broadcasting, tweeting and video blogging about the crisis on the ground.
The country's old president and new premier is the main focus of the country's biggest protests in at least two decades.
"We would get water two times a week, sometimes in the summer that is barely enough to get us through the week..."
"Thousands upon thousands of real people will be affected by a complete closure of the island. Real, breathing humans, not statistics."
The fallout from revelations of data exploitation by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has taken hold in India, where political leaders are accusing one another of using similar means to manipulate local elections. The two technology companies dominated headlines for days after former Cambridge Analytica employee-turned-whistleblower Christopher Wylie revealed to the...
With Elections Approaching and Parliament Dissolved, Will Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Law Become a ‘Political Weapon'?
"While this issue should not be ignored, the proposed broad-based law to criminalise the dissemination of news amounts to legislative overkill."
Years before scandal about Russian trolling erupted into global view, independent researchers had already documented the phenomenon.
New federal guidelines in India which states that journalists can lose accreditation if found spreading "fake" or "uncomfortable" news raises an issue of media-surveillance.