Sasha Fegan

Research Associate, Australia’s Security and the Rules Based Order Project
Areas of expertise

Disinformation, grey zone operations, machine learning, propaganda, soft power, information warfare, broadcast and social media.

Sasha Fegan
Biography
Publications
News and media

Sasha has almost two decades of experience working in the media, primarily at ABC Radio National where she produced a range of programs such as Breakfast with Fran Kelly, Late Night Live with Phillip Adams, and Between the Lines with Tom Switzer.

Sasha has taught Security Studies in the Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University, and in 2020 she co-created and lectured in a postgraduate course on information warfare at Macquarie University. 

Sasha has a Masters of Security and Strategy from Macquarie University with a specialisation in disinformation.

Rules Based Audio: The scramble for information control over Africa
Podcasts
Rules Based Audio: The scramble for information control over Africa
In this episode, Sasha Fegan discusses the influence of disinformation in the media landscape in Africa.
India’s social media crackdown is a challenge to the rules-based order
India’s social media crackdown is a challenge to the rules-based order
Sweeping new laws raise concerns about free speech and the character of India as an Indo-Pacific power.
Frontier Rules: Emerging tech and challenges to the rules-based order
Interactives
Frontier Rules: Emerging tech and challenges to the rules-based order
Intensifying geopolitical competition is combining with emerging technologies to create new frontiers for statecraft and present new challenges to the rules-based order. How…
Rules Based Audio: Mick Ryan on Russian military strategy in Ukraine
Podcasts
Rules Based Audio: Mick Ryan on Russian military strategy in Ukraine
In this episode of Rules Based Audio, Sasha Fegan speaks to Major General Mick Ryan about Russia’s military strategy in Ukraine, and his new book War Transformed: The Future of…
Speeches
Digital Conference: The Indo-Pacific Operating System
The digital conference The Indo-Pacific Operating System: Power, Order and Rules for the 21st Century was hosted by the Lowy Institute on 1-2 December 2021.
Kurt Campbell on what America is for, “rather than what we’re against”
Kurt Campbell on what America is for, “rather than what we’re against”
The White House “Asia tsar” spoke with Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove on the shape of the region.
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