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United States

The US is unique in that it is the only demo­c­ra­t­ic coun­try in the world where its own gov­ern­ment, under the Trump admin­is­tra­tion, and a major polit­i­cal par­ty have employed the same kind of influ­ence oper­a­tions tar­get­ing its pop­u­la­tion nor­mal­ly asso­ci­at­ed with author­i­tar­i­an actors such as Rus­sia and China.

October 14th, 2021 15:27
Anti-CCP NGO’s Linked To Exiled Chinese Businessman Host Exclusive NYC Event Where Trump Allies Spread Conspiracies
US media reported in August that two NGOs linked to exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui hosted an exclusive event in NYC in June that served as a platform for several...
October 14th, 2021 15:18
Disinformation Network Linked To Former Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Charged By US Authorities; Agrees To Settle $539 Million In Fines
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a federal agency that enforces the law against market manipulation, reported last month that it has charged three media companies that are part...
October 11th, 2021 13:50
Chinese Businessman Linked To Steve Bannon Uses Online Network To Spread Covid-19 Misinformation
US media is reporting that Chinese exiled businessman Guo Wengui, linked to Steve Bannon and other US far-right figures, is using his media network to spread misinformation about unproven drugs...
August 26th, 2021 14:24
Koch Network Funding Of US Conservative Disinformation Campaign On “Critical Race Theory”
An organization called "Unkoch My Campus” has said that it has uncovered ties between the Koch family and 28 conservative think tanks and political organizations who published extensive material on...
August 19th, 2021 15:02
Fox News Tucker Carlson Links Taliban Coup To US Gender Studies
US media is reporting that Fox News host Tucker Carlson has attempted to link the fall of the Afghan government and seizing of power by the Taliban on what he...
August 11th, 2021 15:42
Dark Money Groups Behind Voter Suppression Campaign in the US
US media is reporting on what is described as a network of “dark-money organizations” attempting to foster voter suppression in the US. According to the New Yorker report: Although the...
August 10th, 2021 18:21
Fox News Host Tucker Carlson In Hungary; Suggests Authoritarian Orban Government A Model For US Future
UK media is reporting that US right-wing Fox TV host Tucker Carlson has spent the week hosting his show from Budapest, where he gave what was described as a “fawning...
June 30th, 2021 16:36
Pro-Trump Youth Group Responsible For Facebook Ads Pretending To Be From Leftwing Group
UK media reported earlier this month that a digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group created a series of deceptive ads falsely attributed to a leftwing group and...
June 29th, 2021 13:32
New Anti-Critical Race Theory Group Likely Further Republican Disinformation Effort
A new organization known as the Free to Learn Coalition has announced that it has launched with an initial "initial seven-figure national ad campaign of well over $1 million” to...
June 28th, 2021 15:26
RT Jumps Into Growing Fray Over “Critical Race Theory” In The US
The Russian TV channel known as RT (formerly Russia Today) has jumped into the growing controversy in the US over so-called “Critical Race Theory” or CRT. The RT article defends Christopher...