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Palestinian activist Iyad el-Baghdadi, a leading intellectual of the Arab Spring, talks fighting...

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers attends inauguration of Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina,  ​19 January 2019 by GovernmentZA is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

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Nanjala Nyabola grapples with the challenge of misinformation and disinformation.

Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

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Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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Vanessa Baird writes on the strange mutations of ‘fake news’.

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Wars in cyberspace are wars on our minds. JJ Patrick on the murky underworld of big data, social media,...

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Out of the current crisis, a more hopeful vision is emerging, argues Vanessa Baird.

Kate Smurthwaite's article on why some mainstream comedy is beyond a joke

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Kate Smurthwaite asks: does mainstream comedy have the wrong targets in its sights?

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The media must bear some responsibility for getting us into this mess, but journalists can also get out of it, writes ...

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