Storytelling the Disinformation. Part 4

Storytelling the Disinformation. Part 4

By EU vs Disinfo The Forces of Destruction Once upon a Time, in a kingdom far, far away, a dragon was keeping the entire population hostage, poisoning it with its toxic breath. The people of the kingdom forgot everything that was important: values, decency, memories of the past. The dragon made people believe they were happy. A valiant prince did not succumb to the dragon; his people was immune against

Twitter will now label state-controlled media accounts

By Hanaa’ Tameez, for NiemanLab Twitter is going to start labeling state-run news organizations as such, it announced on last Thursday. It will also explicitly label the accounts of those outlets’ editors-in-chief and their senior staffers, as well as “key government officials, including foreign ministers, institutional entities, ambassadors, official spokespeople, and key diplomatic leaders.” “State-affiliated media is defined as outlets where the state exercises control over editorial content through financial resources,

Andriy Derkach and his tapes. About one special operation to interfere in the US presidential election

By Mykhailo Makaruk, for InformNapalm The “Derkach tapes” were first spoken about after the press conference by Andriy Derkach, that took place on May 19. The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine convened journalists to introduce them audio recordings of conversations between Joe Biden and Petro Poroshenko, allegedly attesting to a connection existing between the US aid delivery to Ukraine and the “investigation of Burisma for corruption.” The recordings

Misinformation is Everybody’s Problem Now

By Joan Donovan and Claire Wardle, for Items Misinformation can be deadly. The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated that fact clearly and tragically. While the big tech companies have taken some steps to rein in misinformation and make credible organizations more visible, they lag far behind the pundits, scammers, and extremists who abuse trust on a global scale. It’s time for companies and researchers to take risks, make bold experiments, and rigorously test ways

US Exposes Russian Tactics to Sway American Elections

By Nike Ching, for VoA News The United States exposed Russia’s tactics of using a combination of “official, proxy, and unattributed communication channels and platforms” to create and amplify false narratives, in a report published on Wednesday. While avoiding a direct discussion of American election interference by Moscow, the State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC) traced Russian disinformation links, detailing Kremlin’s schemes of spreading disinformation through official government communications, state-funded global messaging,

People who engage with false news are hyper-concerned about truth. But they think it’s being hidden

By Tommy Shane, for NiemanLab “On Google, searching for ‘coronavirus facts’ gives you a full overview of official statistics and visualizations. That’s not the case for ‘coronavirus truth.’” Ed. note: Here at Nieman Lab, we’re long-time fans of the work being done at First Draft, which is working to protect communities around the world from harmful information (sign up for its daily and weekly briefings). First Draft recently launched a publication, Footnotes: “A dedicated

Iran’s Military Bragging is Classic. Often It Goes a Little Too Far

By Polygraph Amir Ali HajizadehAerospace Force brigadier general, Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps“During the Payambar-e Azam 14 (The Great Prophet) war games in south Iran, IRGC successfully launched underground ballistic missiles for the first time in the world.”Source: Mehrnews.com, July 29, 2020FALSE On July 29, Iran’s Mehr news agency carried a statement by Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force leader. Mehr is a Tehran-based

Bestiarium Kremlinensis G – R

By EU vs Disinfo Warning: Satire Fear is the main element in Russian politics. The EUvsDisinfo has outlined a few of the phobias, plaguing the Kremlin leadership. In a series of articles, we will continue to explore the nightmares of the Kremlin State of Fear and present the Kremlin Bestiary. The Gay Man Masculinus Gaudens The Gay Man assumes a prominent role in the family of Tricksters of the Kremlin Beastiary,

Fake: Ukrainian Tracks in Beirut Explosions

Russian media quickly began disseminating their own version of what caused the devastating blast in Beirut and as is often the case when Russian media is looking for someone to blame, Ukraine conveniently fits the bill. The orthodox site Tsargrad, the online version of the television channel of the same name, which is sometimes referred to as the Russian Fox News, announced that they have found “a Ukrainian trace” in

Bestiarium Kremlinensis C – F

By EU vs Disinfo Warning: Satire Fear is the main element in Russian politics. The EUvsDisinfo has outlined a few of the phobias, plaguing the Kremlin leadership. In a series of articles we will continue to explore the nightmares of the Kremlin State of Fear and present the Kremlin Beastiary. The Deep State Administratio profundus The Deep State is an enigmatic beast that causes destruction through obstruction. While most predators hunt

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