Community or Chaos - 23-03-2021 - Democracy in the age of social media - Sanjana Hattotuwa


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Democracy in the age of social media - Sanjana Hattotuwa is a PhD candidate at the University of Otago, New Zealand, studying the role and relevance of social media in the generation of hate as well as the fuller realisation of Sri Lanka’s democratic potential. He has worked for twenty years in South Asia, South East Asia, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans on social media communications strategies, web-based activism, online advocacy and social media research.He founded in 2006 and till June 2020 curated the award-winning Groundviews, Sri Lanka’s first civic media website. From 2002-2020 he was a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin

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