Author Profile :
Damien Spry is a digital diplomacy researcher and consultant based in Hong Kong, previously in Seoul. He holds honorary positions at the University of Hong Kong, Bond University, the University of Sydney and the Centre for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. His recent publications include research on Australia’s image in South Korean online news and on soft power in East and South East Asia.
Social media has transformed from a pro-democracy beacon to a powerful tool for meddling in elections.