As elections approach – and even after they’re done – there’s a lot of confusing, and deliberately misleading, information out there. Learn how to protect yourself.
Russian government media are frequently criticized as being blatant propaganda. How do US government media measure up?
The reasons for the prominence of the Ukraine war in the West are many – and include the Ukrainian government’s strategic efforts to tailor presentations of the conflict for Western sensibilities.
Both nations have understood the need to take to social media — but have done so in markedly different ways.
Cyberattacks can be devastating, just not on the battlefield, according to researchers who looked at 10 years of armed conflicts around the world.
For Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the app has been a key point-of-contact for communication with his own people and the rest of the world.
From jamming satellite signals to spreading disinformation, Russia’s military has sophisticated technologies it’s bringing to the battlefield in Ukraine.
The internet has created new threats to national security and population welfare. The Canadian government needs an oversight department to address cybersecurity and educate their citizens.
Though many people are just paying attention to these problems now, they are not new – and they even date back to ancient Rome.
A social psychologist explains how to avoid being misled, and how to prevent yourself – and others – from spreading inaccurate information.
As Election Day approaches, Americans would do well to remember they are targets of disinformation campaigns. Here’s what they could look like, and what’s being done about them.
Small groups of fringe activists pushing online disinformation are a growing threat to Australian democracy.
Russian-affiliated Twitter accounts changed what they posted about, and used both text and images in ways that shed light on how these information warriors work.
Legislation expected to be put to Parliament later this year may very well fall short due to COVID-19’s budget impacts. But until we strengthen our cyber defences, we’re all at risk.
Here’s what to watch out for, so you can protect yourself – and your social circles – from lies, half-truths and misleading spins on current events.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there’s plenty to learn and do.
Co-opting internet-connected devices could disrupt transportation systems on Election Day, stymie political campaigns, or help make information warfare more credible.
As the 2020 elections near and disinformation campaigns ramp up, an expert on media literacy offers advice you can use to develop habits to exert more conscious control over your news intake.
New laws in Albania show one approach to dealing with disinformation – and highlight some pitfalls of selective regulation.
Information warfare has gone global. Here are some recent campaigns, and a couple of ideas about how to fight back.