Independent journalists fear Kremlin repression as Russia gears up for elections. Stricter voting regulations are making it easier to block anti-Putin websites. Propaganda and deliberate disinformation are spreading.
Ecstatic crowds are expected to greet Vladimir Putin as he enters the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade alongside Aleksandar Vucic. For over a month, thousands have turned out for weekly protests against Serbia's president.
Donald Trump directly addressed reports that intelligence officials had concerns about his ties to Russia. The president said questions about his involvement with the country were "a disgrace" and reports were "a hoax."
The Bolsonaro family use social media to present their life as a reality soap opera. Their carefully crafted, highly-watched presidential telenovela is setting the narrative and circumventing traditional media.
The worldwide trend toward fake news has gained significant momentum. Now European Union leaders are pushing back, but journalist Thomas Brey fears the bloc itself could still be under threat.
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