Category: disinformation

‘A World Safe for the Party’? CGTN ban a major blow to China’s sharp power

     

Britain’s media regulator on Thursday revoked a Chinese TV licence after it concluded that the Chinese Communist Party had ultimate editorial responsibility for the channel while Beijing lodged an official… Read more »

‘On the precipice of the misinformation age’: Civil society responds

     

The feats of Bellingcat – the ‘people’s intelligence agency’ – are remarkable, the FT’s Henry Mance writes: They proved that Syria’s regime used chemical weapons against its citizens. They unmasked the… Read more »

‘China’s COVID Secrets’: How to curb Beijing’s authoritarian agenda

     

President Joe Biden’s nominee for United Nations ambassador will pledge to restore American leadership, warning that its absence in recent years has allowed China to fill the void, Bloomberg reports…. Read more »

Is liberal democratic order fit for purpose in the 21st century?

     

President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »

Can U.S.—EU digital alliance defend democracy from disinformation?

     

The global open internet is splintering as nation-states such as China and Russia wall themselves from the free flow of information while repurposing digital technology to their economic and ideological… Read more »

Internet vs. democracy? Or a democratic vision of digital society?

     

Democracies must recognize that we are in a geopolitical battle over the governance model that will dominate in the 21st century digital context, argues Eileen Donahoe (right), Executive Director of Stanford’s Global… Read more »