Team Jorge and the Israeli disinformation industry in Latin America
The team of digital mercenaries “Team Jorge” claims to have carried out influence operations in 33 electoral processes around the world
Bots don’t vote: Russia’s interference in Colombia?
Russian bots promoted the incumbent president Gustavo Petro in the 2022 elections on social networks, but the reach that these “operations” may have had is very limited.
The Renewal of Twitter and Disinformation
The digital public square is in a crisis due to economic reasons and tensions over content moderation, so the dreaded renewal is inevitable.
Guacamaya: Hacktivists from the Global South
In 2022, the hacktivist group has breached police and military information systems in Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico and Peru and companies in several countries in the region.
Russian Twiplomacy in Latin America
Through the official account of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Spanish, a propagandistic war-nostalgic and diplomatically alternative narrative to NATO has been disseminated.
TikTok and the New Chronicles of the Indies
TikTok, in addition to viralizing choreographies, has also gained popularity among migrants from the region as a way to tell their stories of surviving the Darien.
Independent media or journalists facing the war in Ukraine?
If what we are looking for is an authentic editorial independence, it will be easier to find it among journalists rather than in the media.
“Special operation in Ukraine”: disinformation and censorship in Latin America
YouTube’s channels and Facebook profiles of Russian-funded media outlets such as Sputnik Mundo and RT en Español, including Ahí les va, have been blocked in Latin America.
The Private Disinformation Industry in Latin America
The main clients of these new disinformation companies specialized in manipulating the digital ecosystem are the governments in power and political parties.
HispanTV: Journalism, propaganda, or disinformation?
HispanTV, Iran’s first Spanish-language media outlet is ten years old despite being singled out for breaching YouTube, Facebook and Twitter regulations and having its accounts shut down several times since 2018.