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Sweden’s new psychological operations agency will attack falsehoods that spread online like a virus
Her family profited from partisanship. Now she’s using the gains to try to rehabilitate the centre
The lessons from a super-conspiracy theory are not limited to its direct impacts.
When fake news spreads like Covid, what can platforms do to stop it?
Company says it took down hundreds of accounts, pages and groups ahead of Sunday’s election
Or: how the tale of Slender Man can explain the rise of QAnon.
Merkel’s CDU and the Greens most affected by disinformation and hate campaigns
Online sites test new methods as social media platforms try to scrub their platforms of propaganda
The debate around the origins of coronavirus highlights how politicised ‘truth’ can be
The company’s new “fact-checking” service throws financial journalism into existential crisis.
Fake news, like conjuring, plays on our weaknesses — but with a little attention, we can fight back
Report finds that 12 individuals are responsible for around two-thirds of anti-jab content
Delay meant 10bn page views of false narratives gained traction ahead of US election, according to Avaaz
Kennedy’s film accused of exploiting ethnic minorities’ distrust of health authorities
The country’s new law highlights how platforms are more interested in following their own rules than being held accountable
What can be a powerful tool in the fight against online falsehoods is often abused
As vaccines are rolled out around the globe, we are more vulnerable than ever to disinformation
Several of channel’s stars and Trump allies Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell named in voting tech company’s action
Google uncovers use of bogus Twitter and LinkedIn profiles to identify and exploit vulnerabilities
Digitally manipulated media do not have to appear authentic to successfully spread misinformation
The US — and elsewhere — has been undergoing a mass experiment in Dunning-Kruger psychology for the past four years
How President Biden was elected but, in the eyes of the parallel US state, this was just a fantasy . . .
Comments from Rupert’s son are his strongest rebuke of industry practices since leaving the family business
We need to rebut propagandist falsehoods before they infect the real world
After deaths at the Capitol, social media must adopt a new model for preventing abuses of power