Disinformation and Democracy

Biedermann, Ferry (2022) Disinformation and Democracy. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Abstract

What can democracies do to defend themselves against attacks on their very foundations? That should have been the question in a recent debate on an EU ban of Russian channels RT and Sputnik at a gathering in Amsterdam. The debate got stuck on questions of propaganda, misinformation and freedom of information rather than acknowledging that Russia is systematically aiming to undermine journalism itself, as it is doing with other pillars of democracy.

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4 July 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2022 15:11
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2022 15:11
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13394

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