Digital frontiers

New tech and old loyalties mash up a historic contest

The resurgence of ‘old’ Mahathir against the Najib coalition has been matched with the ‘new’, the cheap smartphone.

The changing power of rumours

Fake news and online liberalism in the Philippines.

Academia absentia?

Podcast explores academia's disconnect with the public in a post-truth world.

The geopolitics of Pokémon GO in Asia

Danielle Cave looks at how a viral mobile video game reflects regional tensions.

Professor, speak up and make a difference

The crucial role that academics need to play in speaking truth to troubling political power.