Opinion: Contingency Plans
On Tuesday, there was a brief worldwide outage of
70% of Maltese get news from social media, highest in EU
Malta has the highest rate in the EU of
Standards czar to probe Miriam Dalli but not Steve Ellul over Ira Losco promos
Standards Commissioner Joe Azzopardi will not investigate Project Green
Caruana called out on propaganda, apologises and pays for advert himself
Commissioner for Standards in Public Life Joseph Azzopardi has
Robert Abela’s alternate reality on Twitter
Twitter, along with other social media platforms, often forms
Fighting disinformation, one game at a time
Readers of The Shift will have noticed that the
Lethal disinformation
For disinformation to be effective, it needs to have
Online violence: the new frontline
Online violence has become the new frontline in journalism
Am I next?
The language of violence has increased at an alarming
The democracy of knowledge
If you have never read Alexis de Tocqueville’s ‘Democracy
Silvio Schembri with Facebook advert as Commissioner slams use
As the Commissioner for Standards in Public Life called
Twitter removes 20,000 fake accounts linked to government propaganda
On the 2 April, Twitter announced via one of
Malta one of 70 countries using organised social media manipulation campaigns
Malta is one of 70 countries having used organised
Son of murdered journalist warns World Economic Forum about harassment
The lack of action on the harassment faced by
The Christmas of a Maltese troll
Christmas is a time for love, happiness, and goodwill
Female journalists, politicians get abusive tweets every 30 seconds
Female journalists and politicians were sent abusive or otherwise
No, we can’t
The approval of Silvio Debono’s towers of greed by
Head of Cambridge Analytica accused of taking $8m before bankruptcy
The former chief executive of the scandal-hit Cambridge Analytica
Why media literacy is needed
If information is carefully processed by media agencies, with
Manufacturing consent: How secret online groups feed the cycles of spin
Prior to The Shift News investigation into pro-Muscat online

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