Fighting disinformation, one game at a time
Readers of The Shift will have noticed that the
Disinformation watch – defiant defence
When reports emerged that on 8 September, the Parliamentary
Keeping things in check #5
The absurdities never stop, do they? From Robert Abela’s
Facebook’s WhatsApp privacy pledges undermined by ‘improper content’ reviewing system
An investigation by the US non-profit newsroom ProPublica found
Disinformation Watch: Calling things by their proper name
The Shift has dedicated much space to the plethora
Disinformation Watch: I’m not campaigning, you’re campaigning!
Eagle-eyed observers and those who monitor our politicians’ social
Keeping things in check #4
August is usually a slow month for most but
5 Covid-19 vaccine myths explained
Despite Malta’s successful vaccination rate against Covid-19, and the
‘Groundbreaking confirmation of the role political propaganda played in her death’
An extensive, six-month investigation by The Shift into the
‘High risk’ threats to media pluralism in Malta highlighted in report
The Shift’s efforts to ensure financial transparency by disclosing
Disinformation Watch: Fretting about the FATF
That the government was about to embark on a
UN: pushbacks violate human rights, are incompatible with state obligations
Migrant pushbacks result in human rights violations and are
Keeping things in check #3
Prime Minister Robert Abela and his “best in the
65 % in Malta think corruption in government is a big problem – survey
Two-thirds of Maltese people think that government corruption is
Manifesto magic
Every time Minister Carmelo Abela needs people to focus
Keeping things in check #2
We at The Shift were not exaggerating when we
Keeping things in check #1
Nuggets of disinformation by politicians and public figures are
Gozo lawyers protest against dire working conditions at Rabat court
Gozitan lawyers frustrated by a deteriorating work environment and
Anti-corruption measures still lacking – GRECO
The new draft code of ethics for Malta’s members
Planning Authority ignores Ombudsman’s Comino works recommendations
The Ombudsman and his Commissioner for Environment and Planning
‘Worrying degree of democratic backsliding’ – Council of Europe report
The latest annual report on the state of democracy,
Disinformation Watch: amplifying the absurd
It has been all of two weeks since the
Disinformation Watch: power loves a bad idea
In their 2021 ‘Nations in Transit’ report, Freedom House
Disinformation Watch: Destroying standards
In a move that indicates just how unwilling Anġlu