This is how Russia weaponizes disinformation
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This weekend, we discuss the power of disinformation, and how Russia has been using it in Ukraine. We are joined by Natalia Antelava, who has reported in Ukraine and Eastern Europe for years. Natalia is editor-in-chief of the popular news website called Coda Story, which focuses on global digital crises, and has been closely covering Putin’s disinformation machine in Ukraine and beyond. We step back and examine the narratives Russia has used since 2014 to confuse, distort, and spread lies.
Links and mentions from the episode:
–Key coverage of the war in Ukraine is free to read: https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/77ab8dcf-cb02-4e57-aff0-85c8a84f5a1f
–Coda Story, Natalia’s news website: https://www.codastory.com/
-Coda’s Disinformation Matters newsletter: https://www.codastory.com/newsletters/disinfo-matters-newsletters/
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