#FakeNews and #AuratMarch – ‘Patriotic Trolling’ to ‘Astro-Turfing’: Lessons from Maria Ressa on dealing with online hate — Journeys to democracy

Last Thursday, I attended a talk by journalist Maria Ressa at Harvard. She talked about the “pounding” journalists get on social media and “trends” set by fake accounts, often followed by action on the ground. It reminded me not only of the challenges journalists face in Pakistan but also what organisers of the forthcoming Aurat […]

#FakeNews and #AuratMarch – ‘Patriotic Trolling’ to ‘Astro-Turfing’: Lessons from Maria Ressa on dealing with online hate — Journeys to democracy

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