Disinformation and Fake News

"There was a fundamental mismatch between the interests and objectives of Suu Kyi and the international community alongside the latter’s incredible naiveté in terms of where Myanmar was at the start of the transition process and where it was ever likely to be within a few short years of international support. These mistakes, I believe, helped found the perfect storm that led to genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya."

From chapter on Burma by Alan Davis, IWPR Asia & Eurasia Director.

Published by Palgrave-Macmillan

Elaborates on the impact that disinformation and fake news has had in the online and social spheres. Offers a panoramic view of how disinformation campaigns are conducted, whom they target, and how they are spread. Includes contributions by experts such as Jean-Baptiste Vilmer (Macron Leaks), and case studies from Singapore and Myanmar

Editors: Dr. Shashi Jayakumar, Benjamin Ang, Nur Diyanah Anwar.

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