Media overview – February

In February, the month before Election Day, the Estonian media covered media influencing by writing about manipulation in digital environments.

Did foreign sources influence the Estonian elections?

There were attempts from behind border to influence the recent Parliamentary elections with biased reporting as well as apparently with fake accounts.

This is how the propaganda machine is controlled

Let us summarize recent articles in the world media that open up the hidden backdrop of the functioning of the Russian propaganda media.

Novaator’s five recommendations for discussions with anti-vaccination individuals

The ERR research portal Novaator published five argumentative recommendations for vaccinations to be discussed with anti-vaccination individuals.

Are you distributing Sputnik infographics as well?

In the last month, the dissemination of infographics created by the Kremlin propaganda channel Sputnik has become more noticeable in Estonian-language social media.

Is the Kremlin inciting anti-vaccination behaviour in Estonia?

Propastop is looking to clarify statements made last week in the media in regards to our eastern neighbour having been influencing anti-vaccination reactions.

What impact can social media have on military exercises?

NATO’s Stratcom COE Analysis „Today’s digital space and its dangers for members of the Defense Forces“ looked at the data left by people in social media environments and the ability to influence national defence processes.

The Kremlin election compass

Who is in the Kremlin’s favour in the Estonian Parliamentary elections? Which political parties and politicians are under the control of our Eastern neighbours?

How do you clean up Facebook?

What solutions make it possible to have a cleaner Estonian language Facebook environment?

Media overview – January

An article in January discussing influence activities gave a lot of colour due to the approaching elections.