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Digital Threats to Democracy

Watch keynote addresses from the Digital Threats to Democracy dialogue which was hosted by the Lowy Institute in October 2022.

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As societies grow more dependent on digital technology, there is a need to better understand the challenges it presents and identify how our current digital infrastructure has the potential to undermine democratic governance. The Digital Threats to Democracy dialogue was hosted by the Lowy Institute in October 2022 with the aim of fostering connections between experts and to generate ideas to respond to digital challenges including disinformation, extremism, foreign interference and digital regulation. 

Keynote Address: How to (Really) Lose the information War

This keynote address features Nina Jankowicz, the Vice President of the Centre for Information Resilience.

Keynote address: Rethinking digital public infrastructure

This keynote address features Dr Joan Donovan, Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University.