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
Damaging trust, causing harm
On 1 September the Commissioner for Standards in Public
To be or not to be… under suspicion
Former prime minister Joseph Muscat is going to great
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
Government boasts of ‘biggest fuel price fall ever recorded’ despite EU disparity
The government was quick to promote its new measure
Whitewashing reputations
Let nobody say that former prime minister Joseph Muscat
Joseph Muscat’s resignation letter: deny, divert and discredit
What links a disgraced former Prime Minister’s resignation letter
Wash, rinse, repeat
When The Shift started monitoring government disinformation tactics in
The migration issue: the complexities left out of Bartolo’s pie charts
Days after the closure of Malta’s ports resulted in
Coronavirus: understanding fact from fiction
The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) together with a number
Disinformation: consolation and catastrophe during coronavirus
As COVID-19 headlines continue to dominate news cycles, pro-Kremlin
The ugly behind the pretty: How disinformation is thriving on Instagram
The creation and spread of false or deliberately misleading
Disinformation Watch #32: Trump and Muscat’s playbook – ‘get out of jail free’
Populist strongmen use the same disinformation tactics wherever they
Disinformation Watch #31: On calls for votes for those who ‘love the country’
For anyone “to come here and give the impression
Disinformation Watch #30: Corruption is no ‘perception’
Malta has seen the sharpest decline in its Corruption
Disinformation Watch #29: The worst score is ‘the best score’ for democracy
Malta registered its second worst Democracy Score yet, the
Disinformation Watch #28: ‘You’re right, maybe you’re right, but it’s not our fault’
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission, a body of
Disinformation #27: Manipulation of the NAO report on the power station deal
The National Audit Office (NAO) on Wednesday published its
Disinformation Watch #26: Toxic tactics on 17 Black
The government’s assault on information intensified last week, as
Disinformation Watch #25: Going for broke – 17 Black
Reacting to news revealing the mysterious owner of Dubai
Disinformation Watch #25: On ‘false evidence’ and discrediting an inquiry
In his weekly column in newspaper Illum, Malta Today
Disinformation Watch #24: Burying the truth on Egrant
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in Court on Friday
Disinformation Watch #23: On dirty political tricks that make headlines
The government undermines civil society by directly suppressing freedom
Disinformation Watch #22: Chris Cardona gets his knickers in a twist
Last week’s revelations involving Economy Minister Chris Cardona triggered
Disinformation Watch #21: On a public inquiry into a journalist’s death
On 9 August, Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family called for
Disinformation Watch #20: Joseph Muscat at the UN
Last week, Joseph Muscat delivered his annual speech to
Disinformation Watch #19: Unfreedom of expression
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said “I will not allow
Disinformation Watch #18: Freedom, justice and Owen Bonnici’s empty words
Following Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen

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