Information war, propaganda


For stories on Russian interference in the US election – written as the event occurred – go here.

The following are stories about the broader issues of propaganda and influence campaigns written for The Age.

November 24, 2019
Comment: What happens when the language of democracy is hijacked? 

September 16, 2019
Russian propaganda ‘very likely’ stoking 5G health fears in Australia: expert claims

September 4, 2019
Podcast: Australian National University Policy Forum
The geopolitics of crypto-currencies

August 19, 2019
From money-laundering to sanctions busting: the real value of cryptocurrency may soon be clear

July 2, 2019
Comment: Authoritarians engage in the ultimate form of identity politics 

May 31, 2019
China’s propaganda spreads beyond its borders via Facebook groups 

May 4, 2019
Comment: Why Julian Assange and WikiLeaks are so divisive 

March 18, 2019
Christchurch attack was a ‘false flag,’ conspiracy theorists claim

March 14, 2019
Russians eye Indonesia for information security expansion

March 12, 2019
Australian Strategic Policy Institute
In fighting online interference, the first line of defence is the mind 

January 17, 2019
Cryptocurrency is radical but who does the radicalism benefit?

December 19, 2019
Russia’s influence campaigns may be more sophisticated than we thought

November 22, 2018 George Papadopoulos spreading disinformation to Australia 

October 14, 2018 ‘Regime change without a war’: we need to get smarter about fake news 

August 12, 2018 The high price of ‘white genocide’ politics for Australia

October 8, 2017 Hillary Clinton calls Russian information war a ‘clear and present danger’ to Western democracy 

26 September 2017 On Catalan independence, Julian Assange, Edward Snowden emerge as surprise backers

September 8, 2017 No ideology but chaos: Russian propaganda today