African media also emphasise the west as superior and Africa as inferior.
Kenya’s election winner has fired the first shot in a war of attrition against legacy media.
Kenya’s election shows that understanding how voters are influenced online is central to freer, fairer elections.
What we say and where we say it matters for preventing discrimination, and social media is now a priority.
The ancient Greeks had the same problems with populism, hate speech and fake news as Twitter does today.
While commonly viewed as a damaging form of contemporary left-wing politics, cancel culture is a symptom of a much deeper problem: the rapid erosion of our lives by computational capitalism.
Fomenting violence online is illegal in SA – social media use during the latest violence makes digital literacy a priority.
As the regime meets demands for democracy with violence, activists and ordinary people affirm a resolute commitment to continuing resistance, even as they are murdered and injured.
As Nigeria’s Twitter ban shows, online platforms are the new battleground between governments and their critics.