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State Media: Move Fast and Label Things

Dominant thanks to their privileged status and special funding arrangements, state media play a disproportionately high role in shaping narratives,…

4 months ago

Researching Media Development Impact: Puzzling Findings

Spending on media development has increased during the past decade, but there is little evidence, if any, that this support…

5 months ago

Tech Platforms Must Be Regulated. The Question Is How.

Major digital platforms, such as Facebook and Google, are in a dominant position in several areas. They have a crucial…

1 year ago

How Advertisers Put Democracy in Danger by Enabling Disinformation

Disinformation and calls to violence clearly helped fuel the recent assault on our nation’s capitol, and an ongoing flood of…

1 year ago

Russia Will Redouble Efforts To Strengthen Its Narratives

“The sentencing of Alexey Navalny to two years and eight months in a penal colony yesterday, as well as the…

1 year ago

The Terrorist Assault on the Capitol

What happened is terrorism - the use of violence to achieve political ends. After Trump’s triumph in 2016, many of…

1 year ago