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How ‘engagement’ makes you vulnerable to manipulation and misinformation on social media

By Filippo Menczer, for The Conversation Facebook has been quietly experimenting with reducing the amount of political content it puts in users’ news feeds. The move is...

Stanisław Żaryn: Keeping The Focus On NATO’s Eastern Flank

By Stanisław Żaryn, for StopFake In the coming days, Russia and Belarus are holding a massive joint military exercise whose scenarios feature, among other things,...

Czech Elves Battle in the Disinformation Forest

By Eva Klusová, Ondřej Filipec, for CEPA A clandestine citizen’s movement is confronting disinformation campaigns in central and eastern Europe. The West should take inspiration. The...

Moldova: Disinformation Successfully Countered – Interview

By EU vs Disinfo The Republic of Moldova celebrated its 30th anniversary on 27 August. The country and people have experienced its fair share of challenges,...

The five biggest trifles of disinformation

By Maksym Kyiak, for Euromaidan Press “There is nothing as important as trifles.” – Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” In Memoriam of my...

Struggling to Be Heard: the EU and Fake News

By Kamil Mikulski, for CEPA The European Union’s anti-disinformation efforts fail to bridge the gap between ambition and implementation. Slovenia has assumed the presidency of the...

Covid Conspiracies Leak From Russia’s Lie Labs

By Ben Dubow, for CEPA China and Russia have formed an opportunistic propaganda alliance to blame the U.S. for covid-19. “Who’s Afraid of Fort Detrick Probe?” asked Sputnik...

How to Fight the EU’s Balkan Information War

By Bruna Celic, Faith Leslie, for CEPA The European Union (EU) recognizes disinformation as a key threat to democratic life and yet lacks adequate tools...

The world cannot ignore Putin’s Ukraine obsession

By Peter Dickinson, UkraineAlert  Russian President Vladimir Putin has finally published his hotly-anticipated essay on the “historical unity” of Russians and Ukrainians, and it did not disappoint. This 5,000...

Moldova Parliament Elections – How Disinformation Did Not Work

By EU vs Disinfo On 11 July 2021, Moldova held parliamentary elections. The results show a convincing victory for the pro-European, pro-Presidential Party of Action...