Resources on Influence Campaigns
This page provides resources on Influence Campaigns which you may find useful for your engagement.
Introduction to understanding why sovereignty matters to small states. “If they are bigger, we have to do what they say, right?” “What chance do we have when we are small?” In a world that is increasingly chaotic, how do small countries survive or even thrive? How should we see ourselves as we face the interests of larger countries? Bilahari Kausikan shares his thoughts on how Singapore can find her place in the world. He is Singapore’s former Ambassador to Russia and Finland. He also served as Singapore’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
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Introduction to understanding what influence campaigns are and the impact on a country and its society. Every nation must make their own choices to determine their destiny. How will these choices play out on the world stage? Countries may align their interests, come to a conflict or even seek to influence one another. Bilahari Kausikan shares his thoughts on what happens when larger nations seek to change what we want for ourselves.
Information on Countering Foreign Interference in Singapore
You may find more resources on influence campaigns and how Singapore counters foreign interference at Introduction to Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Act (FICA)
Past ConnexionSG posts on influence campaigns can be found at:
- It’s on the internet, so it must be true?
- Always be S.U.R.E when reading news
- Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Act Bill
Other Useful NE Resources on Influence Campaigns
3/22 NE Insights on Disinformation and Influence Campaigns. In this issue of NE Insights, we take a look at how Singapore’s small size, hyper-connectivity, and multi-religious society make us a vulnerable target for disinformation and influence campaigns, and how we, as Singaporeans, can safeguard ourselves against this threat.
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Useful Resources on Digital Literacy
As part of the Singapore Alliance of University Libraries (SAUL) Digital Literacy Taskforce initiative, SMU Libraries has created a number of interactive learning objects. The topics include collaboration skills for group projects in blended-learning environments, bias and influence in search tools, evaluating information from digital sources and cybersecurity threats and digital well-being, and understanding digital rights and responsibilities.
Preview these e-learning resources at New interactive resource on Digital Literacy: What you need to know | Singapore Management University (SMU)
Customisation of the learning objects from SMU can be done by downloading the zipped files from SIT Institutional Research Repository (at SAUL Information and Digital Literacy Learning Objects) and editing in Articulate Storyline.