Innovative information disorder tactics target Russia protests
The deceptive tactics we've seen online.
The return to old-school methods to sow chaos
Leaflets, billboards, emails, SMS and robocalls spread false information about Covid-19 and the US election
The psychology of misinformation: Why we’re vulnerable
How does our psychology make us more vulnerable to misinformation? We explain the key concepts in the first of a three-part series.
The 6 types of coronavirus misinformation to watch out for
We all play a role in stopping the spread of the virus and viral hoaxes.
Coronavirus: Tools and guides for journalists
A selection of resources and tools from First Draft and others to help journalists reporting on misinformation.
Why the Dengvaxia controversy was so effective at spreading vaccine hesitancy in the Philippines
A new study analyses the role of social media in spreading vaccine misinformation and panic in the wake of a politicised controversy.
How fake videos unravelled Pakistan’s war on polio
New research from First Draft goes into detail on how staged footage became an engine for vaccine misinformation and mistrust in Pakistan, derailing efforts to immunise millions of children.
Brazilian newsrooms join forces once again under Comprova banner to tackle disinformation
The Comprova project in Brazil came together again to scrutinise disinformation campaigns around policies of the federal government led by Jair Bolsonaro.
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson targeted with disinformation by left- and right-leaning voices over Brexit
As the UK approaches its second Brexit deadline and a general election looms in the not-too-distant future, social media activity around many political figures has stepped up dramatically.
Brexit: The false, misleading and suspicious claims CrossCheck has uncovered so far
As the deadline to withdraw from the European Union draws closer, the pressure on all parties to negotiate a breakthrough has intensified. First Draft has been investigating the claims swirling on social media to unearth cases of disinformation.