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Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Disinformation. Why There’s So Much of It and What We Can Do About it

... how Ukrainian soldiers crucified a child in front of its mother's eyes. Later, this story was proved to be fake, and there was neither a killed child, nor shocked mother. Still, the story went viral. It had reached a much broader audience on social mediathan it did on television. The authors refer to that story as "an example of Kremlin-backed disinformation campaign." The authors of the report continued to state that " in subsequent years, similar tactics would again be unleashed ...


From Russia with Love: Controversy Around the Russian Aid Campaign to Italy

... the Russian aid campaign, it is of interest to observe how the same information has been presented by the two respective governments. While in Russia the press focused on the gratitude shown by the Italian people for the assistance received, in Italy, media appeared more critical, questioning the implications of the campaign. More specifically, La Stampa, one of the longest-selling and oldest newspapers on the peninsula, expressed its doubts about the matter, in particular through the work of the journalist ...


Recognizing Crimea — A Logical First Step to Better Improve Russia-U.S. Relations

... today’s geopolitical climate, tensions can escalate quickly. All it takes is disinformation or a lack of context to irritate international relations. There is more than enough blame to go around for the state of current affairs. That being said, the media is particularly responsible for where we are at. Their profound ability to frame and string together events in order to fit their narrative is remarkably effective. All media is narrative. There is always a good guy and a bad guy; to validate your ...


RIAC and RUSI Discuss Challenges to Information Space in Russia and the UK

The seminar was devoted to the analysis of challenges to the information spaces of Russia and the UK, the rules of conduct in the information space, and media codes in Russia and the UK, the development of social networks and their influence, the creation, spread and effects of fake news in both countries On January 20, 2020, in Moscow, RIAC held the final workshop of the bilateral Russia-UK security ...


The Side on Northeastern Syria That US Media Keep Dark

Media fail to recognize that the area between Ras Al Ain and Tal Abyad is almost entirely Arab and try to prove that a demographic change is taking place US President Donald Trump took several decisions on the Syria conflict recently, which triggered ...


Everything on Display

... White House’s decision to release the transcript of the telephone conversation the U.S. and Ukrainian presidents held in September 2019, albeit with the former’s consent, creates a precedent with far-reaching consequences. The opportunity was immediately seized on both sides of the Atlantic. Zelensky’s opponents in Ukraine happily demanded that the transcripts of his telephone conversations with Putin be made public too. Democrats on Capitol Hill are urging their enemy president to do the ...


How a Pro-Russia Lobby in the United States Could Change the Course of History

... is the fuel that feeds the American political machine, and most Americans know that. What is surprising is that Russia has for a long time been reluctant to venture into lobbying in the United States. Although it’s true that Russia has invested in media projects like RT and Sputnik, Russia itself has invested little to nothing into lobbying-related efforts that actually influence the American political landscape. Decorated experts like Andrey Sushentsov, have said that the reasons for this reluctance ...


Issues of Media Credibility in the New Technological Conditions Discussed at the Central House of Journalists

On April 23, 2019, The Central House of Journalists hosted a round table on “How to preserve the authenticity of the media in new technological conditions?” On April 23, 2019, The Central House of Journalists hosted a round table on “How to preserve the authenticity of the media in new technological conditions?”. The event was held by Russian International Affairs ...


The Centers Cannot Hold: What’s the Next Step for Think Tanks?

... moment we are in and provides a list of trends that are troubling the thinking community. He singles out three trends in particular: First, the explosive development of communication technologies has thrown think tanks in the same playing field as the media. Research consumers in government build their understanding of the quality of work carried out by think tanks, among other things, on their reputation among the general public, which makes think tanks fight for mentions and coverage my media outlets....


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