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Nicaragua crisis: how democracy dies in the era of fake news

For decades, Central America was mostly sidelined as far as global news was concerned.

  • Doug Specht
  • The Conversation

That all looked set to change with the advent of digital media, which initially promised to put previously marginalised voices on the world stage.

Deke 5eBut instead, the age of social media and fake news might have ushered in something much worse than obscurity: an entanglement of news and rumour that’s dividing populations, spilling blood on the streets, and transforming the relationship between politics and…

Nowhere is this playing out more starkly than in…

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