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Can democracy as we know it survive in the world of Twitter?

Thursday, March 28, 2019

09:30 - 10:20 Ballroom 2

With the proliferation of social media, everyone can choose their own news to suit their views – spawning trends in fake news, and a shift to extremism and populism. This fragmentation of views leads to enormous implications for both democratic centrist politics, markets and the broader world. Former Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, shares his insights into this alarming trend.