Combatting Russian Disinformation | Lecture & Discussion

When: 24.10.2016 - 17:30 - 19:00
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
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Main image Combatting Russian Propaganda and Disinformation

Professor Thomas Nichols, who lectures on national security affairs at several U.S. universities, including Harvard University, will discuss how Kremlin’s disinformation machine works.

The Russian disinformation machine is becoming more active in the Czech Republic, and the Russian version of events is sometimes portrayed as fact by local politicians and media. While Czech mainstream media is generally not open to this kind of disinformation, there are a number of online web portals posing as news outlets staunchly supporting Russian policies and echo Russian disinformation.

In English.