Information disorder

Mirjam de Bruijn works on ‘Tchadoblog’

This blog was originally published on The workshop also introduced new methods for structuring research and producing non-polarizing stories. Learning by doing was the pedagogical principle during the five days. Participants talked a lot with each other and went "out on the street" twice to do reporting and research. For…

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Daniel Thilo Schroeder gives a talk at the summer academy “The Geopolitics of Disinformation”

From the 29th of August until the 1st of September the summer academcy The Geopolitics of Disinformation took place in Bonn. During the summer academy researchers reflected on disinformation, propaganda, and fake news in the light of new technologies. The aim of the conference was to theorize and analyze the…

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Memetic Warfare on Twitter

Besides URLs and short text snippets, which contain news events, opinions and references to others, Twitter is full of visual content. Twitter-users in Mali decorate their profiles with photos, videos, infographics, documents, and memes to communicate their perspectives on pressing issues. A key aspect of the visual imagery is its…

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