Disinformation Watch #17: Crime, corruption and Edward Scicluna’s fantasies
Finance Minister Edward Scicluna is under fire for his
Disinformation Watch #16: The Rule of Law – a fascist reinterpretation
The rule of law is one of those concepts
Disinformation Watch #15: The government’s assault on civil society
In a society as divided as Malta’s, civil society
Disinformation Watch #14: Dehumanisation – the ugliest weapon
During the Holocaust, Nazis called Jews and Roma ‘rats’
Disinformation Watch #13: Astroturfing – manufacturing political support
Claims that a pro-government network of online trolls manufacture
Disinformation Watch #12: The government’s use of false statistics
The Maltese government’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts published
Disinformation Watch #11: A guide to the government’s main disinformation techniques
As the government intensifies its disinformation campaign in light
Disinformation Watch #10: The Blame Game: Government’s reaction to a journalist’s assassination
On the day marking nine months since the assassination
Disinformation Watch #9: Burying a controversy – Government covers up EU investigation
The investigation by the European Union’s banking regulator (EBA)
Disinformation Watch #8: ‘Gaslighting’ – The changing lies on Rabat Road trees
The government’s original plan to upgrade the ‘Rabat Road’
Disinformation Watch # 7: ‘Pinkwashing’ – The LGBTIQ smokescreen
LGBTIQ people in Malta are finally winning recognition and
Disinformation Watch #5: Government surplus, information deficit
It has become impossible to talk about the economy
Disinformation Watch #4: ‘traitors’ and ‘enemies of the state’
In a disinformation strategy as old as populism itself,
Disinformation Watch #3: How the government manufactured Mark Montebello story to discredit Archbishop
Mark Montebello, a Dominican friar who unlike other clerics
Disinformation Watch #2: Government, Labour Party distorting European Commission reports on Malta
Prime Minister and Labour leader Joseph Muscat claimed in
Disinformation Watch #1: Fake Facebook account behind unsubstantiated attacks on opposition MP
The Labour Party associated daily newspaper L-Orizzont ran a
Launching The Shift News Disinformation Watch
A decade before her assassination, Daphne Caruana Galizia wrote

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