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Disinformation

Disinformation as a global risk in 2024: novelty or tradition?   

The phenomenon of disinformation is nothing new. What distinguishes it today is the omnipresent presence of the Internet and social networks, which have radically transformed the way we access information.

Elections 2024: the risks of disinformation

The risk of polarization is that it generates a social fracture that could lead us to an all-or-nothing result. The vote would not be for the support or rejection of a political platform, but a tool to silence those voices with which we differ.

RT: Disinformation without borders

Twenty-first century democracies cannot ignore the lessons of Cold War disinformation campaigns, reformulated by their autocratic enemies in the current digital age.

Fraud is not usual, but conspiracy theories are

Coauthors Luciana Fernandes Veiga and Vitória Peres Questioning the fairness of the process is legitimate. However, what has been observed is the use of this discourse as a political strategy to delegitimize the electoral result.

Digital gangsters

Hate speech generates engagement, a phenomenon that can be measured by the interaction of network users, and produces information that increases the big data of huge platforms.

The strange case of the 9,000 missing dead in Cuba

At the beginning of 2022, the percentage of fully immunized Cubans reached more than 90%. How can we explain that in 2022 there was an excess of between 9,000 and 12,000 deaths?