Ukraine Disinformation Special: Inoculated Newsletter (3.3.2022)

Eva & Daiva @ The Inoculation

In this edition, we'll take a look at Ukraine and Russian disinformation. Some background on how Russian disinformation works in these podcast episodes:

📰News of the week:

  1. Kremlin-backed media outlets RT and Sputnik are officially banned in the EU, a crackdown on Russian disinformation amid Moscow's invasion of Ukraine

2. Twitter follows suit, as does YouTube.

3. This fact sheet for journalists is useful for anyone interested in Ukraine.

4. A number of fact-checking sites has built to check information on Ukraine.

5. In China, the internet is cheering the invasion on. Why?

6. Tiktok.....a conduit for disinformation.

7. Influencers in Ukraine and Russia are responding to the war.

8. Should you prepare for cyber attacks?

📝 Longform of the week:

Anti-vaxxers have a new obsession: keeping your kids from seeing their doctors
Developmental milestones are their line of attack.

🎁Bonus podcast/transcript of the week:

Ukraine, Disinformation, Propaganda and the Platforms
Conversations with Clint Watts, Taylor Lorenz & Patrick Coffee on Ukraine, disinformation, propaganda, scammers, ad tech, and the platforms.
It Is (Often) Not About You: Russia’s 4 Target Audiences for Disinformation
Clint Watts identifies four distinct target audiences for Kremlin disinformation campaigns about Ukraine.

⬆️ Re-up of the week:

What Will 2022 Bring in the Way of Misinformation on Social Media? 3 Experts Weigh In
The one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is raising concerns about falsehoods that increase the risk of repeat events

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