Experts and MEPs from more than 20 countries have published today (23 November) an open letter lamenting that the East STRATCOM team established within the European External Actions Service remains understaffed and underfunded.
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel are keeping their eyes wide shut to the Russian disinformation threat, writes Jakub Janda.
Sixty-five European security experts and parliamentarians from 21 countries have signed a declaration explicitly naming EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini for not doing what she should do to name Russia “as the main source of hostile disinformation” and for not taking adequate counter-measures.
The Cold War has faded into history but it was replaced by a media war which rages above all on the internet. Fake news play a major role now, argues Herbert Vytiska from EURACTIV Germany.