Digital Media and Malaysia’s Electoral Reform Movement

Citizenship and Democratization in Southeast Asia, a collection of essays edited by W. Berenschot, H. Schulte Nordholt, and L Bakker, is out. http://www.brill.com/products/book/citizenship-and-democratization-southeast-asia   According to the editors, there's a glitch in payment system, as they intended this book to be open access. So, they'll try to set this straight in the coming weeks. You …

Really Random Quotes

New research says that social media users tend to believe any statement that starts with "new research says". Five years ago I proposed that "coconut is mammal". After years of further in-depth observation, today I declare that "Coconut is indeed mammal: it is bony, has fur, and produces milk." In 2013, I warned those who …