Fake news connected to the pandemic is spreading around the world.
Hong Kong: Tech Companies Becoming Mediators in Protests?
In the Hong Kong protests, China has been very effective in leveraging its soft power to stifle the international effects of negative press.
Book Review – This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality
A review of 'This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality' by Peter Pomerantsev.
Coronavirus conspiracy theories are multiplying, but following common patterns.
Is media literacy the magic bullet for fake news?
The continued threat of misinformation online demands real solutions.
How memes are becoming the new frontier of information warfare
Memes can be a form of information warfare, and can be used to secure strategic goals.
The Rise of Digital Propaganda – An ‘Alt-Right’ Phenomenon?
Right-wing political groups have had a significant impact on international affairs through their online activity.
Nov 19, 2019
Global Conspiracy Theory Attacks
With local news in decline and more legitimate news behind internet paywalls, readers turn to social media where conspiracy theories are...
Aug 12, 2019
Should Robots Kill?: Towards a Moral Framework for Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems
If lethal autonomous weapons systems are to be used in war, a moral framework to guide their ethical use is warranted. Despite the limita...
Jul 12, 2019
New Technology and ‘Old’ Think Tanks
Technology poses some familiar and new problems for think tanks.
May 10, 2019
Russian Internet Efforts Go Further Than Just Helping President Trump Being Elected
The findings of Robert Mueller’s report demonstrate the sophistication of Russia’s information operations. Yet the 2016 US election may h...
Jan 29, 2019
A Hard Hardware Breach
Western governments are shedding their inhibitions about naming and shaming states suspected of infiltrating their critical national infr...
Nov 14, 2018
Social Media and Social Problems: A Complex Link
Social media is often seen as having a negative impact on politics and society. However, the evidence shows that many individuals are sce...
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