Far right ‘use Russian-style propaganda to spread misinformation’

Misinformation techniques first deployed by Russian agents are now more commonly used in Britain by the far right, as well as by politicians to convince their own voters, an audience in Oxford has been told. At an event hosted by [ . . . read more]

Microtargeting, bots and hacking: will digital meddling really swing this election? | Alex Hern

We’re now well into the “phoney war” period of the election – where on the surface all seems calm. Parliament has been prorogued, there have been a few early jabs, and a consensus is already beginning to emerge about how [ . . . read more]