This is how journalists work against disinformation in war-torn Ukraine

Disinformation is part of warfare in many conflicts. For example, as part of Russian propaganda earlier this year, a fake video was circulated on the Internet depicting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky calling on Ukrainian soldiers to lay down their arms and surrender. Photo: President of Ukraine. Source: Flickr.


Journalists' mission in times of war is not only to provide the population with information, but also to ensure that false information is not spread further. Journalists in Ukraine therefore have established methods for dealing with disinformation. Professional journalists report from the most war-affected areas of the country - and so far 32 journalists have lost their lives since the war broke out in February.  

July 27, 2022, Almedalen - article, Report

Get vaccinated against misinformation

Date and time: 4 July, 18:00 - 18:55

What if we could vaccinate or alleviate the consequences of all the world's problems, not just viruses? What other pandemics would we vaccinate against and what would happen then? The Association for Development Issues (FUF) and the magazine OmVärlden call you to Sweden in the world square in Visby on 4 July at 18.00 for examination and preparation of vaccination plan […]

June 29, 2022, Almedalen - event, Calendar, Seminars