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“In a Police State”: With the British Delegation Hosted by the...

"These trips, they make you feel important. And I think that’s why some people go on them." Last month journalist Gareth Browne spent a week...

Pro-Assad Activists Putting Journalists “On Trial” for Covering Syria

Bethania Palma writes for Snopes about the pro-Assad bloggers, academics, and activists attacking journalists covering Syria's conflict, with a "Media on Trial" meeting in...

“Her Reports From Syria Are Crap” — The British Blogger Pushing...

In the latest article in EA WorldView's specialist coverage of disinformation and propaganda in the Syrian conflict, Brian Whitaker --- former Middle East editor...

On Syria, Academic Freedom, and Responsibility

"The duty of intellectuals should be to ensure accountability, not to engage in frivolous revisionism" Last week I noticed how a UK academic had loudly...

“Crazy Club”: Inside the UK Delegation Propping Up Assad’s Propaganda

Gareth Browne reports for The National on his trip to Damascus with a UK delegation last week. Several of the delegation's members have made recurrent...

How an Obscure UK Blogger Became Russia’s Top Disinfo Warrior Over...

How Vanessa Beeley helps Moscow turn White Helmets rescuers into "legitimate targets" Chris York writes for the Huffington Post UK: See also Are Academics at UK...

Are Academics at UK Universities Pushing Pro-Assad Propaganda and Disinformation?

Working Group on Syria claims "reliable analysis" --- but is it just recycling pro-Assad conspiracy theories and propaganda? Chris York writes for HuffPostUK: Academics at some...

Syria’s Disinformation Activists

"The danger we face is, unreliable information is now being taken up by more established - and what we would think of as -...

Russia’s Helpers — Disinformation and Conspiracy Trolling After Assad’s Latest Chemical...

How Russia and its social media allies are "running interference for the Assad regime" with latest false claims and attacks on rescuers, journalists, and...

How Pro-Assad and Russian Agitators Feed Disinformation Into the Mainstream

A case study of chemical-attack deniers and how falsehoods of Syria's conflict are pushed by network of Russian & pro-Assad agitators to general (&,...

Syria: How Russia and the Chemical Attack Deniers Infiltrated the Mainstream

"Through respectable publications, conspiracy theories about Syria acquire broader legitimacy, corroding the factual basis of public discourse." Eliot Higgins of Bellingcat writes for Newsweek: Since the...

Killing Civilians, Killing Truth in Syria: The Russian Disinformation Campaign and...

The pro-opposition Syria Campaign has published a 46-page report setting out the Russian disinformation strategy and operations, part of its intervention from September 2015...