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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.

April 29th, 2021 13:02
YouTube Pulls Florida Governor Video For Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation
US media is reporting that YouTube has pulled a video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a panel of scientists on the basis of spreading COVID-19 misinformation. According to an NBC...
April 26th, 2021 15:52
US Republicans Orchestrated Smear Campaign To Win California Congressional Seats
Local US media is reporting on how what are described as “political smears” helped to win four California Congressional seats for Republicans. According to the CalMatters report, the information campaign...
March 22nd, 2021 14:03
Report Examines Conspiracy Theories About Covid-19 Origins In China, the US, Russia, and Iran
The Associated Press and the DFRLab, a US think tank, have published a joint research project examining and comparing the false narratives about Covid-19’s origins in China, the US, Russia,...
March 11th, 2021 13:46
How Pro-Trump Forces Blamed “Antifa” For Capitol Violence
US media is reporting on how what are described as pro-Trump forces worked to spread the disinformation that the so-called Antifa (anti-fascist) movement was to blame for the violence at...
January 17th, 2021 14:26
US Intelligence Says Trump Administration Politicized Intelligence On Foreign Election Influence,
US media is reporting that US intelligence has concluded that the Trump administration politicized the intelligence around foreign election interference in 2020, resulting in significant errors in its reports last...
January 17th, 2021 14:16
The “QAnon Caucus” Inside The US Republican Party
US media is reporting on what is described as the “QAnon caucus” within the Republican Party. According to a CNN report: January 16, 2020 Donald Trump may be leaving the...
January 17th, 2021 14:05
US Election Fraud Disinformation Drops Massively On Twitter Following Trump Ban
US media is reporting that online disinformation about alleged US election fraud dropped massively following the decision by Twitter to ban President Trump and key allies. According to a Washington...
January 14th, 2021 14:50
QAnon Conspiracy Theory Helped Shape US Capitol Insurrection
US media is reporting on how the conspiracy theory known as QAnon helped to influence the violent events at the US Capitol building last week. According to The Washington Post...
January 11th, 2021 12:56
Twitter Bans High-Profile Trump Supporters Promoting QAnon
US media is reporting that Twitter has removed the accounts of high-profile supporters of President Trump who promoted the so-called QAnon conspiracy theory. According to an NBC News report: January...
January 10th, 2021 14:34
New US Congresswoman Is QAnon Supporter
US media is reporting on Marjorie Taylor Greene, the newly elected member of the US House of Representatives that is a supporter of the so-called QAnon conspiracy theory. According to...