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April 29th, 2022 10:24
Russian Disinformation Outlets Cited on Wikipedia, Study Finds
An EU Project has published a study about Russian disinformation outlets cited on Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia anyone can edit. The EUvsDisinfo article describes the study as follows: 19...
April 28th, 2022 12:30
How Russia Uses Its Embassies to Spread Disinformation about the Ukraine War
UK media is reporting that Russian embassies and consulates around the world are using Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms prolifically to deflect blame for atrocities committed by the Russian army...
April 27th, 2022 10:18
Canadian Government on “High Alert” Against Russian Disinformation
Canadian media is reporting the Canadian government is "on high alert" against Russian disinformation attempts against the country. According to the CBC article: April 13th, 2022: Canada is on "high...
April 26th, 2022 15:21
EU Adopts New Law to Combat Disinformation; Described as “Landmark” Legislation
US media is reporting that the European Union has adopted a new landmark law forcing tech companies and others to combat misinformation and restrict certain online ads. According to an...
April 25th, 2022 15:56
French Muslim Brotherhood Group Called for Supporting Macron in French Elections
In mid-April, a French Muslim Brotherhood group issued a statement calling for support of Emmanuel Macron in the country’s presidential elections held on 24 April 2022. According to the statement:...
April 22nd, 2022 08:46
Popular Twitter Account Spreads Anti-LGBTQ Sentiment to US Rightwing
US media is reporting on a popular Twitter account that has become a "social media phenomenon" that spreads anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment and has become part of the right-wing media ecosystem. According...
April 22nd, 2022 08:05
Over Half the French Believe in Russian-Backed Conspiracy Theories
EURACTIV,  an independent pan-European media network, reported late last month that more than half of the French public believes in at least one Russian conspiracy narrative about the Ukraine war....
April 21st, 2022 13:09
US Muslim Brotherhood Groups Criticize Insurance Company for Cancelling Event With Controversial Anti-Israel Activist
On 8 April 2022, a coalition of US Muslim Brotherhood groups released a joint statement condemning US insurance company GEICO for abruptly canceling an employee diversity event to have been...
April 21st, 2022 12:51
US Conservatives Creating “Synergy” With Russian Propaganda on Ukraine
UK media is reporting that conspiratorial narratuves on Ukraine being pushed by US conservatives, led by Fox News star Tucker Carlson, have "bolstered and created synergies" with Russian disinformation. Accotdig...
April 20th, 2022 13:43
Dozens of US Political Candidates Affiliated with QAnon
US media is reporting that dozens of US politicians running for state and federal offices are aligning themselves with the QAnon conspiracy movement. According to a Grid news report: April...