Keeping our eyes on the ball: human rights in the time of COVID-19
Guest op-ed from IFEX Executive Director, Annie Game. For
Twitter removes 20,000 fake accounts linked to government propaganda
On the 2 April, Twitter announced via one of
Reporters Without Borders to track coronavirus disinformation
International press freedom NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) launched
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
When conspiracy theories boom(erang)
Uncertainty is almost always unsettling and trying to keep
The weaponisation of information
Glenn Bedingfield’s testimony before the public inquiry Board today
Public Inquiry Board warns PM’s staff: ‘We’re troubled by your lack of credibility’
The credibility of Nigel Vella, the Deputy Head of
State-sponsored trolling continued even after Caruana Galizia’s death
Malta was one of the few countries where State-sponsored
‘Our democracy will be lost if we are indifferent’ – Věra Jourová
The lack of transparency in political advertising and the
Online misinformation growing through Facebook & Whatsapp
The spread of misinformation often takes place via groups
Potholes and the government meme machine
A hole is not a hole in the upside-down
Malta one of 70 countries using organised social media manipulation campaigns
Malta is one of 70 countries having used organised
Killing freedom, one pawn at a time
Mark Anthony Falzon insists that press freedom in Malta
Propaganda, disinformation and social media limiting democracy – EP report
Concerted propaganda and disinformation campaigns are limiting democracy, human
WATCH: When the State whips up a cycle of hate against its critics
Daphne Caruana Galizia had been a target of hate
International Journalism Festival: Disinformation and censorship in Malta
Disinformation, hate speech, censorship and a host of other
Links between Cambridge Analytica, Henley & Partners and Labour Party noted by UK Parliamentary Committee
The UK Parliamentary Committee for Digital, Culture, Media and
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 #28: ‘You’re right, maybe you’re right, but it’s not our fault’
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission, a body of
One year of The Shift
The year ended the same way it started… with
Disinformation #27: Manipulation of the NAO report on the power station deal
The National Audit Office (NAO) on Wednesday published its
We shall not be led ‘like sheep to the slaughter’
In 1783, one of the founding fathers of the
‘A worrying move by Malta’s Parliament to censor The Shift News’ – Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) UK Bureau Director Rebecca Vincent
Caruana Galizia family ‘not informed’ of developments in investigation
The family of assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has
The appeal to hypocrisy
I’d been caught red handed. I felt a flush
The Dictator’s Handbook #9: How to make things better
The Dictator’s Handbook is not an easy or uplifting
Disinformation Watch #25: Going for broke – 17 Black
Reacting to news revealing the mysterious owner of Dubai
Disinformation Watch #24: Burying the truth on Egrant
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in Court on Friday