Actors who prove effective ambassadors for the People’s Republic may see their careers rise, while those who test Chinese authorities can face negative consequences, even if they are stars.
By Courtney Vinopal
When it comes to military, global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative. For our new series,…
A mob of right-wing Poles has attacked a pride march in the town of Bialystok, one of several areas declaring themselves to be LGBTQ-free. The incident represents the realization of the fears of the U.S. ambassador to Poland, Georgette Mosbacher,…
By Malcolm Brabant
A doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, slowed to make her appear to slur her words, continues to provoke controversy. While YouTube removed the video from its platform, both Facebook and Twitter left it up. The episode sparks questions…
By Elizabeth Flock
Beyond bots, what does Russian propaganda look like? How is it made? To find out, I spent a day inside the newsroom of Radio Sputnik, a Russian government-funded media outlet, and a week consuming only Sputnik news.
By Larisa Epatko
Here's how U.S. officials and analysts see the fight against Russian disinformation.
Facebook announced this week that a Russian propaganda organization used the social media platform to purchase $100,000 of political advertising. Here’s what you need to know about this news.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in 1917. Take a look back at Soviet propaganda in poster form.
By Larisa Epatko
Two U.S. government-funded news organizations, known for their counter-propaganda efforts during Soviet times, are turning to social media to reach Russian audiences.
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