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January 25, 2021

Inauguration Day: Russia, Iran and China Cover the Start of Biden’s Presidency

Russia, Iran and China all covered the start of the Biden administration in varying tones. These countries’ state media’s benign coverage of Biden thus far should not be seen as overwhelming favorability toward Biden, but rather a period of assessment as each of these regimes determines how to respond and message regarding the new administration.

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December 6, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Conspiracies & the Next Wave of Disinformation

Ultimately, disinformation narratives are like Mad Libs–conspiratorial templates where the bogus claims stay the same but the characters and issues change. We know who the most prolific disinformation peddlers are and what they are going to say, let’s prepare to counter them now before they even say it.

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