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Pretty Good Podcast

Pretty Good Podcast Episode 15: Freedom of Religion and Expression Online in Indonesia (Part 1)

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.

Pretty Good Podcast Episode 11: A Conversation with a Pro-Democracy Activist in Myanmar

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.

Pretty Good Podcast Episode 10: Boosting Asia-Pacific voices in West-dominated tech discourse

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred on existing debates and developments on users’ privacy, government surveillance, and data monetisation. But what do all these mean for the Asia-Pacific? EngageMedia chats with Mishi Choudhary, founder of SFLC.in, on how recent events are affecting the region, and how we can boost our voices and influence the tech space.

Pretty Good Podcast Episode 9: The digital and democratic challenges in telling Myanmar’s story

There have been many reports on what is happening in Myanmar following the military coup, but more than ever we need to listen to stories from the ground, as told by the people of Myanmar. On this episode of Pretty Good Podcast, EngageMedia interviews filmmaker Stephen Minus (also known as Thet Oo Maung) on his experience documenting the protests that have swept the country, and the wider implications of the military’s human and digital rights violations against the Myanmar people.

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