Central Europe & Baltics

3 April 2018
Wanted: New Gardeners Premium

The citizens of Hungary and Bulgaria must learn again how to cultivate media freedom before once fertile ground turns irreversibly into a journalistic wasteland.

By Peter Gross
 
30 March 2018
Poland Inks Big Deal for U.S. Missiles Premium

Russian aggression in Eastern Europe is fueling fears among NATO allies, but the White House and Warsaw have been talking missile deals for a decade.

 
28 March 2018
Lies By Email
Disinformation before the election was written and spread by doctors, lawyers, pensioners, and farmers. From Czech Radio.

Disinformation before the election was written and spread by doctors, lawyers, pensioners, and farmers. From Czech Radio.

By Ondrej Golis
 
28 March 2018
The Disinformation Conundrum Premium

Despite expectations, fake news appears to have played a relatively minor role during the recent Czech presidential elections. But that doesn’t mean the popularity of such “alternative” sites should be ignored or the reasons why so many Czechs are willing to take the bait.

By Jonas Syrovatka
 
28 March 2018
When the Disinformed Get Violent

A Czech senior citizen, allegedly a fanatical supporter of an ultra-right party known for spreading disinformation, has been charged with causing train crashes in order to blame them on Islamic terrorists. From Romea.cz.

By Zdenek Rysavy
 

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