UK general election 2019: Boris Johnson quote disputed, more suspicious Facebook ads and party publications get the magazine treatment
With less than one week to go until the December 12 vote, the amount of media manipulation and misleading information is increasing.
Brexit Party and Scottish Conservative officials behind Facebook ads attacking Labour
The people behind City Action and Capitalist Worker registered as non-party campaigners to advertise in the UK's general election.
Thousands of misleading Conservative ads side-step scrutiny thanks to Facebook policy
Online ads have become a central theme of the election, where parties can reach voters with micro-targeted messages.
UK Election: The main parties embrace a local digital strategy to win over voters
From local hospitals to a wind farm and schools, some parties are tackling regional issues head on, while others send the same message to targeted seats.
UK General Election 2019: CCHQ’s fact-check stunt, fake newspapers and a squirrel hoax dominate the third week
First Draft’s investigations included deception from the Conservative Party, Momentum claiming BBC bias, and campaign literature masquerading as local newspapers.
The UK just joined the club of countries where the ruling party created its own 'fact-checking' service
The Conservative Party press office rebranded as 'factcheckUK' for the first televised debate ahead of the December election.
'It was just a joke': How satire is used to excuse disinformation in elections
Examples of misleading claims and videos dismissed as comedy in the UK general election echo similar strategies in elections around the world.