Tag: Poynter Institute

Is the crisis of democracy ‘over-hyped’?

     

Allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election are false and “make a mockery” out of American democracy, Moscow’s top diplomat has claimed, Newsweek reports. “[S]urely nobody seriously believes that… Read more »

Resilience the key to winning normative war with Russia

     

Is Russia succeeding in destroying American democracy, as one Washington Post columnist suggests? Much of the global conversation around “fake news” has centered on the United States. Yet it increasingly… Read more »

Russia’s disinformation reveals, exploits democratic deficits

     

  Russian finance threatens to undermine democratic institutions and national security, according to a new report from an influential parliamentary committee in the UK. “The government cannot afford to turn… Read more »

The 4Ps of the disinformation age

     

  The Russian government is paying off Canada’s largest media companies to expose unsuspecting television subscribers to regime-sponsored disinformation in what amounts to a surreal 24 hour propaganda infomercial, notes… Read more »