russia

Jun
07
To beat "Fake News", look to… Finland?

To beat "Fake News", look to… Finland?

Finland has been fighting Russian information warfare for over five years. What have they learnt?
1 min read
Apr
11
As Julian Assange is arrested, the questions posed by Wikileaks remain as pressing as ever

As Julian Assange is arrested, the questions posed by Wikileaks remain as pressing as ever

Julian Assange has been dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy under arrest. Whatever happens to him, the impact of Wikileaks on journalism and politics will continue to be felt for years.
4 min read
Nov
12
A caravan of bots, and other news from the misinformation wars

A caravan of bots, and other news from the misinformation wars

Despite the efforts of the social platforms, the bots are getting more active — and more subtle.
2 min read
Feb
26
Russia’s trolling operations are effective, but not sophisticated

Russia’s trolling operations are effective, but not sophisticated

Russia’s Troll Operation Was Not That Sophisticated: The Russians tracked how well what they were posting was connecting with
1 min read
Sep
27
An early sign of Russia’s infowars

An early sign of Russia’s infowars

I think we can safely file this 2016 New York Times piece under the “we should have taken this more
1 min read
Aug
28
Underestimating the digital power of Russia's intelligence operations

Underestimating the digital power of Russia's intelligence operations

Buzzfeed: In an internal memo to CIA employees last December, CIA Director John Brennan complained that some members of Congress
1 min read
Aug
05
Life in the Kremlin's troll farm

Life in the Kremlin's troll farm

Some fascinating reporting on Russia's misinformation operations, and how they aim to influence elections…
1 min read