By Cognitus Academy | This collection of articles analyses the role of the media and its impact on modern society.

Defeating just fake news would be a fake victory

January 21, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Fake news is in the news, but there is fake and there's FAKE!

Fake News

The Role of Social Media in the Arab Uprisings

Almost immediately after the Arab uprisings began, there was debate over the role and influence of social media in the ouster of Tunisian president …

‘Fake News’: Wide Reach but Little Impact, Study Suggests

Fake news evolved from seedy internet sideshow to serious electoral threat so quickly that behavioral scientists had little time to answer basic questions about it, like who was reading what, how much real news they also consumed and whether targeted fact-checking efforts ever hit a target.<p>Sure, …


Southeast Asian cyberspace: politics, censorship, polarisation

On 12 April 2017, Thailand’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Society issued what the <i>Bangkok Post</i> called “a strange government directive”. It …