Posts tagged fake news
Europe’s Far-Right Online Bubble

Whether it is Matteo Salvini in Italy, Geert Wilders in the Netherlands or Tomio Okamura in the Czech Republic, populist politicians know that disinformation websites—and their audiences—are their natural allies. But will the upcoming EU parliamentary elections enable Europe’s far-right to harness the power of fake news on social media? Filip Brokes & Francesca Visser find out.

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‘Enemies of the People’: Anti-Media Rhetoric and the Transatlantic Relationship

Populist politicians’ crusade against the media is more than just an attempt to undermine trust in the free press—it is an attack on truth itself. How large is the threat journalism faces in a post-truth world?Analysis provided by our partner for this issue, the Bertelsmann Foundation North America.

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