Fake news that began due to Parliament’s minutes having been incorrectly translated brought forth propagandistic stories in the Kremlin media during the holidays.
November 2018 may be considered as the fake news month due to the large amount of media coverage, with several articles that deal with influence activities focused on this topic.
Have you heard of the memorial in Litsmetsa, Võrumaa County? The Kremlin propaganda media has and is making a big deal about it.
Articles published in Postimees show documents revealing the daily workday of the Russian propaganda channel in Estonia. Read a summary of the facts we learned from the stories.
Sputnik Eesti, who appealed to the Press Council on stories published in ERR, Postimees and Õhtuleht in April was found not to be justified in its accusations by the monitoring organization. The Council ruled against the plaintiff finding that the three media channels had not violated the Estonian Code of Ethics for Journalists.
The Kremlin’s propaganda portal started a new confrontation with the Estonian media last week, accusing ERR Postimees and Õhtuleht of publishing false information.
The media still emphasizes people’s nationality or mother tongue without any justifiable cause. Read how Elina Nechayeva’s win was written in the Russian media
February was the most active month on influencing issues in the last couple of months. Several studies and articles on Russian influence activities were published. Several social media channels took steps to improve the quality of their content and factors affecting the country in regards to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia was discussed much more often.
If Estonia’s new logo was partially seen as a retching hedgehog then the new logo for Russia forces its users to recognize the occupation of Crimea. Read about it here!
A study commissioned by the British government that became a media flashpoint last week has given an alarming picture of the attitudes of Russian speaking people in Estonia. Read about how the Kremlin propaganda media handles the study.