Andy Carvin

Resident Senior Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Anna Pellegatta

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ayushman Kaul

Research Assistant for South Asia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ben Nimmo

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab


Fri, Aug 2, 2019

Simakovsky joins VOA’s Encounter to discuss the Mueller testimony ramifications

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The most outrageous case this summer that no one has heard of

Misinformation, disinformation, and outright fakes played a role in assembling the case, which should be seen as another chapter in Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Olga Tokariuk

Disinformation Italy

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

How the US can fight Russian disinformation for real

For the past three years, I have been on the front lines of the information war, most recently in Ukraine, Lithuania, and Georgia. I have worked alongside, interviewed and briefed policymakers throughout the region, and these experiences have presented a grim picture: the United States is abdicating its leadership in countering Russian disinformation. Where we […]

UkraineAlert by Nina Jankowicz

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia

Wed, Jun 26, 2019

How to weather a hack: Lessons from the Macron leaks

Why did the leaks fail to move the needle during the 2017 French presidential campaign?

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Disinformation Elections
Operation Secondary Infektion

Sat, Jun 22, 2019

Operation Secondary Infektion

A Russian-based information operation used fake accounts, forged documents, and dozens of online platforms to spread stories.

Report by Nika Aleksejeva, Lukas Andriukaitis, Luiza Bandeira, Donara Barojan, Graham Brookie, Eto Buziashvili, Andy Carvin, Kanishk Karan, Ben Nimmo, Iain Robertson, and Michael Sheldon

Disinformation English

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Open source investigators set their sights on Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network are using open source information to investigate airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on civilian targets and critical infrastructure in Yemen.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Disinformation The Gulf

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Open source information as a tool in exposing authoritarian regimes

Open source researches can steel themselves to combat disinformation fro authoritarian regimes by working with social media companies, Iyed el-Baghdadi says.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Disinformation Saudi Arabia

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

The importance of working together in the fight against disinformation

After reports showed that the European parliamentary elections were hit by disinformation campaigns, researchers argue for more coordination in response.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen


Thu, Jun 20, 2019

An incomplete end to the MH17 tragedy

On June 19, the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) charged four suspects of murder for their role in shooting down a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine in 2014. Amid the geopolitics, rhetoric, and finger pointing yesterday, the most poignant words came from Silene Fredriksz, who lost her son Bryce in the downing of Malaysia Airlines […]

UkraineAlert by Michael Bociurkiw

Conflict Disinformation