By Olivia Migliari. According to conspiracies, COVID-19 is a hoax; vaccines are going to implant trackable microchips in humans; COVID-19 is the man-made creation of powerful individuals for nefarious ends. … Continue reading Conspiracy theories are breaching the bulwarks of political trust and certainty – are the defences crumbling?
The rise of deepfakes (convincingly faked videos created using artificial intelligence) poses a significant challenge for democracies across the world. They can be used to intimidate activists, undermine elections, and … Continue reading WATCH: Deepfakes and Democracy
By Maria Benlaiter. On January 21st, WebRoots Democracy hosted its first event of the new year, discussing the recent general election, fittingly at the Houses of Parliament. We were joined … Continue reading Disinformation and the 2019 UK General Election