Too good to be true?

Too good to be true?

People can become so obsessed with spreading disinformation that they will share faked material that wasn’t even intended to be taken seriously. This is what happened last week to a number of pro-Kremlin propagandists when they became so fascinated with a photo...
Pro-Kremlin cartoons

Pro-Kremlin cartoons

What are pro-Kremlin caricatures like? One good example is the work of Vitaly Podvitsky, whose drawings appear as illustrations for news stories published by RIA Novosti – the state-owned news agency where Dmitry Kiselev, currently under EU sanctions, is the...
Buy likes and friends!

Buy likes and friends!

With the automat shown below, tilting social media is taken to new heights. The device allows you to use cash to pay for making a selfie, printing your favourite shots from your Instagram account – and buy likes for your social media profiles. For 50 RUR (a little...
Anniversary of a disaster

Anniversary of a disaster

Yesterday was the 31st anniversary of the nuclear accident in Chernobyl, of which Wikipedia reminds us that it “dominates the Energy accidents sub-category of most disastrous nuclear power plant accident in history, both in terms of cost and casualties. It is...
Fooling a fake-news site? Easy!

Fooling a fake-news site? Easy!

Do you know why terrorists have recently resorted to using trucks and cars for their attacks? There is a well-hidden secret reason for this, and a Czech outlet has just uncovered it. After many terror attacks were committed with firearms, Brussels limited the right to...
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