“Fake news” is not new. However, with the advent of social media the ability to circulate “fake news” has had a major impact on decision making nationally and internationally. The seminar will examine examples from Australia and overseas where misinformation has had an impact on policy outcomes and will examine how public health advocates can counter this type of populism.
With a shifting geopolitical landscape, Southeast Asia again finds itself in between competing great powers. Part of ASEAN’s reason for being was to develop regional resilience against great power interference.