Benjamin Y.H. Loh

Benjamin Y.H. Loh is a Visiting Fellow of the Media, Technology and Society Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and is a senior lecturer at Taylor’s University, Malaysia.

Articles by Benjamin Y.H. Loh (2)

Increased Cybertrooper Activity in Malaysia’s State Elections and Increased Voter Apathy on Social Media

Benjamin Y.H. Loh|Sarah Ali

The ugliness on social media during the campaigning for last week’s Malaysian state elections may mark an irreversible trend in the country’s politics, and not for the better.

Social Media Discourse in Malaysia on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Rationales for Pro-Russia Sentiments

Benjamin Y.H. Loh|Munira Mustaffa

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Malaysia’s social media has been abuzz with discussions on the conflict, with different groups expressing both condemnation and support for Russia. This paper examines pro-Russian sentiments and unpacks them for possible explanations for why such views prevail amongst Malaysians.