“It’s a transparent data battle.” – Pavlo Klimkin, International Minister of Ukraine
From President Donald Trump’s victory within the US elections, to the Dutch elections to Brexit, Russia has been implicated by intelligence businesses for utilizing faux information to govern votes. The warning bell was first rung in Ukraine, the place a misinformation marketing campaign of Russian propaganda led to the annexation of Crimea in 2014, and battle in Donbass in Japanese Ukraine.
The Ukrainian army and the StopFake group, together with information host Marko Suprun and chief editor Yehven Fedchenko, proceed to combat again towards faux information right now.
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It has been nearly 2 years since Donald Trump was elected America’s 45th president. And with that, the time period Pretend Information entered the general public consciousness in an enormous method. Why are faux information tales so pervasive, well-liked and problematic? Is it as a result of, as some consultants recommend, faux information helps a pressure of tribalism, an us vs them world view the place shoppers use faux information to reject views they don’t agree with? From Europe to Southeast Asia, we take a look at how social fault traces (race, faith, social class, nationalism) might be additional widened by disinformation and what we’re doing about it.
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