When silence speaks

When silence speaks

In spite of strong political pressure and control, Russian media still compete every day over the attention of their audiences. But not all stories that attract the audiences’ interest can be told. This month’s sensation in Russian social media was an...
Homophobic hate speech on Russian TV

Homophobic hate speech on Russian TV

Being gay is a mental disease, and same-sex marriage is not much different from someone marrying your dog. With this kind of messaging, pro-Kremlin media aim to paint an image of Russia as a safe haven for traditional values, in contrast with an image of Europe as a...
500 bloggers ready to attack Ukraine and the EU

500 bloggers ready to attack Ukraine and the EU

It is almost impossible to quantify all the resources involved in pro-Kremlin disinformation. Dozens of official Russian state media are amplified by hundreds of suspicious websites and blogs across Europe and the US, their messaging replicated by hundreds of...
Check your sources

Check your sources

French fact checkers Les Décodeurs, linked to the newspaper Le Monde, have now launched a new tool for checking the credibility of online news sources. The Decodex tool, available in French, allows internet users to enter the URL of a news site and see Les...
...102030...4849505152...6070...