Tag Archives: Disinformation

‘No confidence’: Pelosi blasts Deborah Birx for ‘disinformation’ about coronavirus because she works for Trump

'No confidence': Pelosi blasts Deborah Birx for 'disinformation' about coronavirus because she works for Trump

‘No confidence’: Pelosi blasts Deborah Birx for ‘disinformation’ about coronavirus because she works for Trump ‘No confidence’: Pelosi blasts Deborah Birx for ‘disinformation’ about coronavirus because she works for Trump The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has doubled down on her accusations against White …

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Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic

Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic

Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic WASHINGTON — Russian intelligence services have been spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, according to newly declassified intelligence, material that demonstrates how Moscow is continuing to try to influence Americans as the election draws closer. Russian military intelligence, known as the G.R.U., has used its ties …

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How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation

How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation

How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation As Covid-19 spread across the globe early this year, Facebook went into action to combat potentially dangerous disinformation on its site. The company labeled and suppressed misleading content, removed disinformation and directed users to reputable sources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. This swift action stood in …

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How a Black Cowboy Became a Disinformation Target

How a Black Cowboy Became a Disinformation Target

How a Black Cowboy Became a Disinformation Target How a Black Cowboy Became a Disinformation Target In late May, as protests against police brutality began to seize American cities, videos of a Black man on horseback wearing a bulletproof vest spread widely on social media. In many of the posts, users suggested that he had stolen a policeman’s horse. But …

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Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China

Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China

Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China BRUSSELS — Facing pointed criticism from lawmakers on Thursday, the European Union’s top diplomat denied that Chinese officials had pressured his team to soften language in a recent report on disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. The report, released late last …

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Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation

Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation

Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation BRUSSELS — Bowing to heavy pressure from Beijing, European Union officials softened their criticism of China this week in a report documenting how governments push disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, according to documents, emails and interviews. Worried about the repercussions, European officials …

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