Senel Wanniarachchi is a Sri Lankan based human rights activist and co-founder of Hashtag Generation. He chats to Josh about the growing politicisation of “fake news” in Sri Lanka following the government’s proposed criminalisation of false news to deal with their disinformation crisis.
Also Miles, Josh & Rafqa unpack the story of right-wing Honduran President Hernandez…his unusual network of support on Facebook…and the Facebook whistleblower who was fired for calling it out.
Stuff we dig:
This tweet direct from the Venn diagram of aspirational posters and shitty Netflix reality viewing: