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How “Censorship” Became “The Fight Against Disinformation” in Germany: A Story in Six Steps

Step 1: 2014 – Ukraine After the coup in Kiev in 2014, the media across the spectrum — from right to left — started reporting...

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Greg Philo (1947-2024) – Researcher, Mentor, above all an empirical sociologist

I first met Greg in the summer of 1985 just after I had finished my first degree. I walked into his office, knocked on...

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Greg Philo (1947-2024) – Researcher, Mentor, above all an empirical sociologist

I first met Greg in the summer of 1985 just after I had finished my first degree. I walked into his office, knocked on...

How “Censorship” Became “The Fight Against Disinformation” in Germany: A Story in Six Steps

Step 1: 2014 – Ukraine After the coup in Kiev in 2014, the media across the spectrum — from right to left — started reporting...

The Real Problem of Disinformation

According to the UK Government, which has set up a dedicated Counter-Disinformation Unit, there is a ‘danger that hostile actors use online disinformation to undermine our...

Visualizing Power in a Post-Kitsch World

The term 'kitsch' describes that element of 'poor taste' often seen in chintzy, factory-made objects intended to stir strong emotions in consumers who experience...

Freedom Convoy Protesters in Crosshairs of Illiberal Canadian Government

“In a fully developed bureaucracy there is nobody left with whom one can argue, to whom one can represent grievances, on whom the pressures...

Theory & Practice

Orisanmi Burton’s ‘Tip of the Spear’: a review by Professor Jared Ball

I decenter these duly noted, juridically mediated, and scholastically authorized sources of evidence, focussing instead on “discredited,” “inadmissible,” and “untrustworthy” modes of knowledge, analysis...

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