- Propaganda & Dezinformarea dinspre Rusia – doc
- Dezinformarea asupra pandemiei, și contracararea – doc
- Disinformation: How Can We Beat ‘Fake News’? – FP, 7.04
- IdeaFactory: A Survivor’s Guide to a Post-Truth World – OECD
Cum se poate recunoaşte propaganda de stat? – dw, 2.02.22
Politicienii de pretutindeni manipulează oamenii pentru a le influenţa gândirea şi acţiunile. Şi în democraţii şi în dictaturi. Iată câteva caracteristici ale propagandei de stat.
Aleksandar Vucic’s Pyrrhic Victory – FP, 15.04.22
The Serbian president’s anti-Western propaganda is coming back to haunt him. By Florian Bieber, the coordinator of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group and the Jean Monnet chair in the Europeanization of Southeastern Europe at the University of Graz, Austria, and Srdjan Cvijic, the Europe’s Futures fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna and a member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG)
The Art of Suffering – FP, 14.04.22
Two new works of Chinese government propaganda meet with very different reactions from viewers. By Rebecca Davis, a New York-based writer focused on contemporary Chinese cinema, culture, and politics
Ukraine Exposed the True Danger of Chinese Censorship – FP, 11.04.22
The Chinese public has been inoculated against outside information. By Howard W. French, a columnist at Foreign Policy
Yemen’s Parallel War in Cyberspace – FP, 6.01.22
Persistent contact with fake news disrupts even stable societies—but in war zones, it can be lethal. By Robert Muggah, a principal at the SecDev Group and co-founder of the Igarapé Institute
- Top cinci dezinformări virale în 2021 – EL, 27.12.21
- Fake-news cu lemnele de foc. Cum s-a propagat o teorie contrazisă de oficialii UE – EL, 18.12.21
- Dezinformare și siguranță națională – cum amenință știrile false să destabilizeze România – EL, 18.12.21
- Fake News cu armata și poliția austriacă la proteste anti-Covid, devenit viral în online-ul românesc – EL, 20.11.21
- Cum acționează propaganda FIDESZ în Ardeal? De la „exploatarea preconcepțiilor”, la „știrile negative despre români” – g4media, 30.10
- Viktor Orban folosește tema protecției copiilor în anul pre-electoral și atacă dezlănțuit UE și comunitatea LGBT: ”Vor să ne ia copiii” – g4media, 16.07
Atacul clonelor lui Șoșoacă – PressOne, 30.03
Mircea Miclea: Crezi în conspiraţii fiindcă asta te face să te simţi special – pressone, 6.02.21
Ierarhia surselor de dezinformare și valorile neîncrederii – Alina Bârgăoanu, 8.09.20
Big Oil Gets Grilled by Congress Over Climate Disinformation – FP, 28.10
Major oil executives insisted that they haven’t misled the public about the link between fossil fuels and climate change. By Anna Weber, an intern at Foreign Policy
Germany Braces for Election Disinformation – FP, 13.09
A growing conspiracy movement is likely to spread false narratives about the results, with echoes of Trump. By Jessica Bateman, a freelance journalist focused on social issues around Europe
Conspiracy Theories Rise From the Ashes of Greece’s Fires – FP, 21.08
The government can claim real successes amid the disaster, but rumors are running wild. By David Patrikarakos
Un nou vânt al schimbării pe rețelele sociale. Cum suntem afectați? – Flavia Durach, 13.06
Fact vs. fake – why don’t we trust science any more? – DW, 3.05
- Asbestos, climate change, 5G, coronavirus – the public is caught in a battle for the truth. Science is being manipulated and undermined to sway opinion and create doubt. What are the mechanisms behind it all?
- One by one, this film dismantles the machinations that aim to turn science against itself. With the help of declassified archives and testimonies from experts, lobbyists and politicians, this investigation plunges us into the science of doubt. Along with a team of experts, including philosophers, economists, cognitive scientists, politicians, and scholars, we explore concrete examples of how doubt can be sown, and try to understand the process.
Disinformation and Censorship: Freedom of Expression Online in Southeast Asia – CH, 23.02
Patriotic Blockbusters Mean Big Box Office For Chinese Filmmakers – FP, 22.02
Censors have deliberately created a market ripe for propaganda. By Amanda Morrison
In Brazil, QAnon Has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor – FP, 10.02
A deluge of online conspiracy theories is dividing an already polarized country. By Robert Muggah
QAnon Will Survive Yet Another Apocalyptic Disappointment – FP, 22.01
The sprawling conspiracy theory’s visions of a hidden world have always been an excuse for failure. By James Palmer
America Needs a New Way to Combat Disinformation Now – FP, 22.01
After 9/11, Washington formed a national commission that made the country safer. It should do the same now. By Vera Zakem, Moira Whelan
Expert doubts tech companies will keep up aggressive stance against misinformation – 20.01
- Several social media sites suspended President Trump and key allies following the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, and a research firm found online misinformation about election fraud dropped more than 70% after those suspensions. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports the incoming Biden administration is facing bipartisan calls to expand antitrust enforcement on tech companies. Roger McNamee, author of the New York Times bestseller “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” joins CBSN to discuss.
Leading tech journalist Kara Swisher on how social media can misinform the public – DW, 20.01
- “They look like idiots, but are they? Or are they people that were just incredibly manipulated?” DW’s Washington Bureau Chief Ines Pohl interviews tech journalist Kara Swisher on the riot at the Capitol, social media’s role in it and Donald Trump. Swisher has covered Silicon Valley and the major players that have made the industry as powerful as it is today, with big tech becoming a major influence in today’s political world.
What Europe must learn from Capitol Hill riot – Politico, 20.01
Online disinformation threatens to unravel our democracies. – Jaume Duch Guillot is the European Parliament’s spokesperson and director-general for communication.
Report: “Epidemic of misinformation” is eroding trust in institutions – 13.01
- A new report warns that an “epidemic of misinformation” is eroding people’s trust in institutions. The Edelman Trust Barometer found widespread distrust of journalists, business leaders and government officials around the world.
Irish teenager wins national science award for ‘deepfake’ video detector – 11.01
The internet’s effect on baby boomers – 8.01
- Misinformation has spread like wildfire across the internet, and baby boomers are often the ones sharing fake articles meant to misinform and evoke reactions. Bonnie Kristian, a contributing editor for The Week who explored the phenomenon in “Our parents warned us the internet would break our brains. It broke theirs instead,” discussed what’s driving it with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on CBSN.
How conspiracy theories fueled assault on U.S. Capitol – CBS, 7.01.21
- Conspiracy theories have largely dominated the last four years of President Trump’s time in office. The president most recently appeared to incite thousands of backers that support his baseless claims of election interference, and some took their complaints right to Congress by storming the U.S. Capitol building. Dan Romer, the research director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, joined CBSN to discuss.
Media Literacy Standards to Counter Truth Decay – RAND, 01.21
- Truth Decay—the diminishing role that facts, data, and analysis play in political and civic discourse—has in part been fueled by a complex and rapidly evolving media and technology ecosystem. (…) This report, part of the Countering Truth Decay initiative, describes how the authors synthesized myriad existing standards using the lens of Truth Decay—drawing from standards in ML, digital literacy, information literacy, news literacy, social and emotional learning, and other areas—to identify a single, concise set of ML standards.
Countering Truth Decay – A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life
Breaking the echo chamber: Divisions, culture wars and how to end them – 24.12
- In France, 28 percent of people get their news from social networks and almost half of under 35s say it’s their main source of information. An information revolution – but there’s a downside to it too. Internet giants like Google and Facebook use algorithms to tailor future results just for you, in line with your past clicks and “likes”. That means we end up trapped in our own personal filter bubbles – with all future results weighted to be in line with what each of us already likes or agrees with.
Countering Chinese disinformation – 17.12
- A timely discussion examining key takeaways about Chinese disinformation efforts from new publications by the Atlantic Council and International Republican Institute.
EU Commission plans sanctions on disinformation – EUObserver, 5.12
- EU’s opportunity to curb online politics ads – EUObserver, 2.12
- Facebook still has a problem with political ads. Now politicians want to solve it – Politico, 30.11
Information Overload Helps Fake News Spread, and Social Media Knows It – Scientific American, 1.12
How One Social Media App Is Beating Disinformation – FP, 23.11
Line and the Taiwanese government are working together to check facts. By Elizabeth Lange, Doowan Lee
Taiwan Is Beating Political Disinformation. The West Can Too – FP, 12.11
With money and effort, a shared sense of truth can be reclaimed. By Walter Kerr, Macon Phillips
The United States Isn’t Doomed to Lose the Information Wars – FP, 16.10.20
China and Russia are ramping up their disinformation campaigns in the lead-up to the November vote. It’s time for Washington to fight back. By Doowan Lee
Forget Counterterrorism, the United States Needs a Counter-Disinformation Strategy – FP, 15.10.20
If the U.S. government wants to win the information wars, Cold War-era tactics won’t cut it anymore. By Brian Raymond
EU–US Cooperation on Tackling Disinformation – CH, 3.10
Disinformation, as the latest iteration of propaganda suitable for a digitally interconnected world, shows no signs of abating. This paper provides a holistic overview of the current state of play and outlines how EU and US cooperation can mitigate disinformation in the future.
UE finanțează un proiect anti-dezinformare – RFI, 9.06.20