David Sasaki

Program Officer

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, US

Speaking In

Populism, post-truth and fake news: the role of Civic Tech in the post-fact world

It's been a rollercoaster year in politics! Wherever you call home, you cannot fail to have seen some pretty unexpected events unfold last year, and will no doubt have heard the terms 'fake news', 'populism' and 'post-truth' bandied around in the press and online. In this session we ponder some of these issues and discuss what civic tech's role in challenging some of these issues might be.