New AtlanticistMar 4, 2022
Russian War Report: Global crackdown on Russian state-affiliated media continues as Russia blocks Facebook
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
In response to the invasion of Ukraine, governments and corporations have implemented new regulations and policies to mitigate the reach of Russian state-affiliated media within their borders and on their services.
In-Depth Research & ReportsFeb 14, 2021
Weaponized: How rumors about COVID-19’s origins led to a narrative arms race
By Luiza Bandeira, Nika Aleksejeva, Tessa Knight, Jean le Roux, Graham Brookie, Iain Robertson, Andy Carvin, Zarine Kharazian
A joint research project from the Digital Forensic Research Lab and the Associate Press on information environments during the first six months of COVID-19.
The future is hereDec 11, 2020
The post-COVID world this week: Mass vaccination begins in the UK, Pakistan struggles with anti-vaccination sentiment, and disinformation overwhelms scientific responses in isolated countries
By Atlantic Council
What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which disinformation overwhelms scientific responses worldwide.
Luiza Bandeira is the associate editor and a research associate for Latin America at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Colombia.
Luiza Bandeira is a Brazilian multimedia journalist with 10 years’ experience. She has worked for the BBC World Service, in London, and with some of the most important news outlets in Brazil, such as Folha de S.Paulo and Nexo. During the 2018 elections, Luiza was the leader of El Poder de Elegir Brasil, a fact-checking project focused on WhatsApp. She is currently a researcher for the DFRLab (Digital Forensics Research Lab), a center of the DC-based think tank Atlantic Council. As a researcher, she investigates disinformation campaigns in Latin America. She has obtained an MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics.