What’s being completed to thwart Russian disinformation on Ukraine? | TV Reveals


On Wednesday, March 16 at 19:30GMT:
Russia has been churning out disinformation and propaganda associated to its battle in Ukraine since earlier than the invasion started. And whereas a lot of these efforts have been thwarted outdoors Russia, contained in the nation is a unique story.

Moscow has blocked entry to a number of web sites and is utilizing state-run media as a megaphone to unfold falsehoods to its residents. Putin’s authorities has additionally clamped down on free speech by threatening to imprison anybody spreading “false information” in regards to the battle.

However activists are discovering methods to push again in opposition to Russia’s battle narrative. Some are utilizing digital advertising as a strategy to circumvent the Kremlin’s firewall. On Monday, an anti-war protester interrupted a stay information broadcast on Russia’s state-run community, Channel One. A girl, later recognized as Marina Ovsyannikova, stood behind the presenter with a poster that learn “NO WAR. Cease the battle. Don’t consider propaganda. They’re mendacity to you right here.” Ovsyannikova has since been arrested, fined and released.

On this episode of The Stream, we’ll fact-check a few of Russia’s statements on a battle they merely name a “particular navy operation” and focus on the work being completed to unfold the reality.

On this episode of The Stream, we’re joined by:
Rob Blackie, @robblackie_oo
Digital Strategist

Gregory Asmolov, @pustovek
Lecturer, King’s Faculty London

Marina Paramonova-Izugbaja
Media Growth Specialist

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