“Yellow vest” protesters gather in central Paris to mark one year of the movement in France on November 17. Photo: EPA-EFE
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Fake news and echo chambers are the virus that preys on a divided society. But what is the cure?

  • Mass protests from Hong Kong to France to Ecuador are just the symptoms, reflecting the underlying problem of polarisation in society
  • But the proliferation of bad information and the rise of social media that amplifies discontent is complicating our search for a solution
“Yellow vest” protesters gather in central Paris to mark one year of the movement in France on November 17. Photo: EPA-EFE
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