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Ahead of Midterms, Disinformation Is Even More Intractable

Ahead of the midterm elections, the proliferation of alternative social media sites has helped cement false and misleading information as a defining feature of American politics. Read More




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The Rise of Salem Media, a Conservative Radio Juggernaut

Salem Media, which counts the conservative personalities Charlie Kirk and Sebastian Gorka among its radio hosts, has taken a pointed stance ahead of the midterm elections. Read More




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Misinformation Swirls in Non-English Languages Ahead of Midterms

More multilingual fact-checking groups are pushing back against misleading translations, manipulated images and outright lies that jump platforms and cross borders. Read More




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The Midterm Election’s Most Dominant Toxic Narratives

A month after Florida passed legislation that prohibits classroom discussion or instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity, which the Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, signed into law in March, the […]




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Food Supply Disruption Is Another Front for Russian Falsehoods

When the Dutch government announced plans in June to reduce certain greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 70 percent, farmers erupted in protest, saying the move would in effect, […]




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How a Spreader of Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories Became a Star

In 2011, Catherine Engelbrecht appeared at a Tea Party Patriots convention in Phoenix to deliver a dire warning.While volunteering at her local polls in the Houston area two years earlier, […]