The Diplomat: Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar

November 9, 2017

The dark side of social media – fake news, sectarian divisions, propaganda – is on display in Myanmar. If the past two decades of foreign interventionism have taught us anything, it is that democracy cannot be imposed upon a nation unless it has the social, cultural, economic, and institutional architecture to enable it. The same should be said of democratic tools — including a free press, elections, and, of course, civic technologies....

 

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(Image Credit: Flickr/ Michael Coghlan) 

 

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