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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.

November 9th, 2021 14:41
US Billionaires Back Initiatives To Counter Disinformation
US media reported last month on the creation of Good Information Inc., a new public benefit corporation backed by several US billionaires, to fund new media companies and efforts that...
November 5th, 2021 15:20
Trump-Linked Group Behind Attacks On ‘Critical Race Theory’ In Virginia Election
US media is reporting that a group behind attacks on ‘critical race theory’ during the recent Virginia state governor's election has ties to President Donald Trump’s allies and is funded...
October 27th, 2021 14:39
Legal And Financial Fights Within Steve Bannon-Linked Anti-China Disinformation Network
US media reported last month that legal and financial fights have erupted within the strange anti-China network founded by former Trump advisor Steve Bannon and exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui....
October 26th, 2021 12:47
Members of Secretive US Conservative Group Identified
UK media has reported on a leaked document that identifies the membership of the  Council for National Policy (CNP), described as a secretive group that provides opportunities for top US...
October 22nd, 2021 13:37
Majority Of Covid-19 Misinformation Traced To China, Russia And Trump, Study Finds
The European Commission is reporting on a large EU-funded study on the impact of algorithms and bots on political discourse in Europe, which found that Covid-19 misinformation came chiefly from...
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...