UK court blocks extradition of Julian Assange
Citing concerns for his mental health, district Judge Vanessa
Another bad year for journalists around the world
In 2020, at least 50 journalists and media workers
Disinformation hit list 2020
The disinformation that accompanied the pandemic was used in
Reclaiming what is political
The government’s repeated attempts at discrediting the public inquiry
Beyond the posturing
The Council of Europe has called on the Maltese
Disinformation Watch: A smile a day keeps the virus away
The year 2020 is, in some form or another,
Still keeping the public out
With the signing of the agreement between the Lands
Best and worst practices
Hours following the publication of the European Commission’s first
EU Court Advocate General says reject John Dalli appeal
Advocate General Maciej Szpunar has recommended that the grounds
Breaking news shouldn’t break us
“It is institutions that help preserve decency. They need
Damaging trust, causing harm
On 1 September the Commissioner for Standards in Public
Migration, rule of law and equality among European Commission priorities
On 16 September, President of the European Commission Ursula
Data for dirty tricks
We were doing so well. When Malta first introduced
Stock replies bingo 
When former prime minister Joseph Muscat was asked to
Dear Joe, we’ve seen this before
“The whole bunch of them should resign en masse.
Whitewashing reputations
Let nobody say that former prime minister Joseph Muscat
Wash, rinse, repeat
When The Shift started monitoring government disinformation tactics in
Are sea rescue NGOs really a pull factor for migration?
Foreign Affairs Minister Evarist Bartolo took to Facebook last
Angry? Get in line please
It was just over a month ago that Tim
Coronavirus: understanding fact from fiction
The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) together with a number
Twitter removes 20,000 fake accounts linked to government propaganda
On the 2 April, Twitter announced via one of
Disinformation: consolation and catastrophe during coronavirus
As COVID-19 headlines continue to dominate news cycles, pro-Kremlin
Global initiative to monitor attacks on the media during coronavirus 
Index on Censorship and the Justice for Journalists Foundation
The ugly behind the pretty: How disinformation is thriving on Instagram
The creation and spread of false or deliberately misleading
Reporters Without Borders unveils press freedom’s worst 20 digital predators
In 2008, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Amnesty International
When conspiracy theories boom(erang)
Uncertainty is almost always unsettling and trying to keep
Gift giving and bribery, two sides of the same coin?
Who doesn’t enjoy receiving a gift? And how often