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Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Russian-language media: Can Ukraine compete with the Kremlin?

Putin's hybrid war against Ukraine has relied heavily on disinformation and the weaponization of Russian-language media, but Ukraine remains best-placed among the former Soviet republics to lead the fight back.

UkraineAlert by Mitchell Polman

Disinformation Media

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

How Putin made the international media his unwitting accomplices

Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against Ukraine relies heavily on deliberate disinformation and blanket denials. By prioritizing impartiality over accuracy, the international media has often played the role of unwitting accomplice.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Alexander Ruiz with Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security: National strategy to combat disinformation around COVID-19 and future pandemics

Nonresident Senior Fellow Alex Ruiz in a report on the need to adopt a national strategy to combat misinformation and disinformation around COVID-19 and future public health threats.

In the News by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Disinformation

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: A cancelled 1971 conference in Pakistan sends a message

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Disinformation

Fri, Mar 26, 2021

FAST THINKING: A glimpse into our digital future at the latest tech hearing on Capitol Hill

This wasn’t just another tech hearing. It was the first since the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill. It was focused on extremism and misinformation. And our team at the Digital Forensic Research Lab, which is all over these issues, tells us that lawmakers came at their questioning in a new way that offers insight into what our digital future could look like.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Disinformation
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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: March 24, 2021

Maduro, blaming Colomiba and Venezuelans returning from there for the spread of COVID-19, has called for a "radical quarantine" over two weeks.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Cooper in Inkstick: How can America fight disinformation?

On March 17, Evan Cooper published an article in Inkstick about how the United States could utilize public diplomacy to counter disinformation campaigns. “In his first major speech as secretary of state, Anthony Blinken pledged that the United States would fight the spread of disinformation because “the truth is the cornerstone of our democracy.” If […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Politics & Diplomacy
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Wed, Mar 17, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: March 17, 2021

Pro-Maduro site Justiciafuser amplified misleading claims about Alex Saab, a confidant of Maduro who's currently being held in Cape Verde ahead of extradition to the US.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Handler in The Hill: Israel and Palestine must cooperate to combat disinformation

It is in the best interest of both Israel and the Palestinians to confront the challenge of Hamas disinformation together.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Israel

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Siegel and Starling in The National Interest: Disinformation Against Women Puts Democracy at Risk

Julia Siegel and Clementine Starling published a blog that discusses gendered disinformation and how assumptions impact policy.

In the News by Clementine G. Starling and Julia Siegel

Disinformation Europe & Eurasia


Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Online influence in Georgia: A geopolitical crossroads

Online Event An expert conversation on the DFRLab's newest report, "Fighting for the Hearts and Minds of Sakartvelo: The Georgian information environment during the 2020 parliamentary election."

9:30am Cybersecurity Disinformation Elections The Caucasus