In this episode, research consultant Dr Diani Citra and EngageMedia Digital Rights Program Officer for Indonesia Pradipa Rasidi expound on the idea of data justice as it relates to Indonesia and the Philippines.
In this episode, Dr Jun-E Tan expounds on her research with EngageMedia on AI governance in Southeast Asia, discussing the need to contextualise this technology based on the region’s needs and how countries can govern AI in ways that protect people.
In the last of Pretty Good Podcast’s two-part series on freedom of religious expression in Indonesia, accomplished journalist and writer Feby Indirani shares her experience in advocating for such freedoms in the online space.
Pretty Good Podcast caps off its second season with a special two-part series on freedom of religion and expression online in Indonesia. In Part 1, we speak to academic Leonard Epafras of the Indonesian Consortium of Religious Studies in Yogyakarta on the broader history of religion in the country and Indonesian youth’s experience of expressing their beliefs online.
With Big Tech monopolies owning many of the online services we regularly use, is there still a space (and an audience) for platforms and content outside this mostly proprietary ecosystem? EngageMedia is up for the challenge with the launch of Cinemata, a platform for social and environmental films about the Asia-Pacific. In this podcast episode, we expound on Cinemata with our Executive Director Andrew Lowenthal.
EngageMedia and Reset Australia Executive Director Chris Cooper have a nuanced discussion on how Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code affects different sectors of society – and what precedents it will set in the Asia-Pacific region, where governments are increasingly passing more authoritarian laws that regulate content on online platforms.
EngageMedia sits down with Mong Palatino, Southeast Asia and Oceania editor of the community media website Global Voices, to talk about the threats to freedom of expression on the internet. Most importantly, we ask Mong: Is the internet still a safe space for us to freely express ourselves?
What concrete actions can the international community do to support Myanmar’s fight for democracy? EngageMedia talks to prominent pro-democracy activist Thinzar Shunlei Yi on how exactly the military is using technology against protesters, and what kinds of support Myanmar civil society needs to continue their fight for democracy.
On the third episode of Pretty Good Podcast, ARTICLE19 digital programme officer Vidushi Mardia dissects the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the region’s response to COVID-19 and what the new applications of this technology mean for digital rights after the pandemic.