The disinformation landscape in Spain
Find out more about the disinformation landscape in Spain.
Research is a core part of what we do. It involves identifying, uncovering, and explaining disinformation campaigns and networks, using open source investigation techniques (OSINT) and social media network analysis methodologies. We disseminate our findings via our partnerships with the media and leading experts in the field.
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You will find on this page country factsheets that highlight the disinformation landscape across EU Member States.
Bad Sources is our latest investigation into how Indian news agency ANI repeatedly quoted non-existent sources spreading anti-Pakistan/China narratives in India.
This blogpost maps the growing disinformation threat against climate change and unpacks denialist discourses and nuances from recent years.
This investigation analyses Robert Kennedy Jr’s anti-vax movement Children’s Health Defense efforts to expand its activities in Europe.
This blogpost investigates the main disinformative trends circulating between July and December 2022 in France, Germany, and Spain.
This Technical Document shows how Telegram operates and can be exploited for disinformative purposes. It is designed as a resource for the community countering disinformation on this platform.
By Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield The COVID-19 pandemic and related infodemic uncovered a wide range of weaknesses in their policies and actions towards tackling viral and harmful misinformation on COVID-19, which ranged widely from false cures to anti-vax narratives. Specifically, our research (available from our COVID-19 Resource Hub) in the past two years uncovered a number of issues: Failure of platforms’ content moderation actions, in breach of their own policies, where we reviewed Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp. Inadequate enforcement of platform policies in smaller countries and non-English languages, where we studied France, Bulgaria, and the Philippines, as well as making cross-country/language comparisons.
This blogpost looks at how recurrent hoaxes can help the counter-disinformation community predict and tackle the next infodemic through the lens of the monkeypox hoaxes – which are mostly a repackaged version of the COVID-19 infodemic.