Some posts on social media claim that Ukraine is using ‘crisis actors’ to stage online footage of the conflict. This term is often used in conspiracy theories, when actors pretend to be victims in breaking news events. In most cases, the origin of these videos is completely unrelated to the current crisis in Ukraine.
Is Ukraine using paid actors for propaganda
5 Oct 2021
There are some cases of fake news that are clearer than others. Misinformation or blurring the lines of truth and propaganda is an art form that some TikTok accounts appear to have refined. We take a closer look at two examples concerning the war in Syria.
1 Jun 2021
North Korea's elite university brags of alleged partnerships with Western institutes, including two German ones. Those, however, bristle at the notion of partnership. DW investigates.
10 Mar 2021
Ofcom has demanded that CGTN pays fines after breaching the UK's broadcasting rules. Critics say the English-language satellite broadcaster merely parrots the Chinese Communist Party line in its reports.
5 Sep 2020
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24 Jul 2020
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30 Apr 2020
Vietnamese artists are wielding their paintbrushes in the country's fight against the coronavirus, designing propaganda posters that have popped up across Hanoi.
9 Mar 2019
China's tech companies and government are banding together to release hi-tech propaganda tools to spread the Communist Party's message into the 21st Century.
6 Mar 2019
China's tech companies and government are banding together to release an hi-tech app. The app, Xuexi Qiangguo, meaning 'study to make China strong' is generally regarded as propaganda tool.
24 Nov 2018
Facebook Inc.'s spending has increased by $7 billion, or 47 percent, this year through Sept. 30, and many of those costs are unrelated to safeguard its social network against foreign propaganda and hate speech.
8 May 2017
World Press Freedom Day 2017: U.S. govt. tasks Nigerian journalists to shun propaganda.