A lot of people get news via social media. Online disinformation is therefore a powerful weapon for propaganda. But how can you tell whether a post is fake news?
The US state of Georgia and the post-Soviet Republic of Georgia have more in common than a similar name: allegations of voting irregularities and disinformation campaigns. How is the latter dealing with Russian meddling?
The internet is teeming with funny photograph and GIF memes. But a closer look reveals that the medium often conveys sinister political messages, as well. That is why media literacy is key.
A day after millions of voters cast their ballots in Tanzania's general election, users and watchdogs in the digital space are reporting that authorities are blocking access to WhatsApp and Twitter.
Russia is looking to better protect itself from any suspected meddling from abroad. New proposed laws could target journalists, teachers and social media networks such as YouTube and Facebook.
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