Entries by DFC Team

Read the new DFC Magazine issue

The first of this year’s DFC Magazine issue brings the 2020 retrospective of the influence of disinformation, narratives, and conspiracy theories on political events in Montenegro. Recently, the independent experts analyzed the information environment in the six Western Balkan countries for the needs of the European Parliament. Given that their study contains imprecise information, one-sided […]

Media spin about riots on Christmas

A couple of days before Christmas Eve and Christmas, numerous texts envisaging riots and chaos in Montenegro, planned allegedly by supporters of President Milo Djukanovic, were published. On January 3, Montenegro and Serbia-based news portals IN4S, Vidovdan, and Nacionalist started spreading the narratives on Djukanovic’s supporters calling for an uprising during Christmas. The articles read […]

Vaccination as a new conspiracy theorists’ inspiration

Great Britain is the first country in the world that approved a vaccine against COVID-19 on December 2, 2020. Among the companies that have been working for almost half a year now on vaccine development, the vaccine produced by Pfizer/BioNTech is paving the way for mass vaccination. However, given the amount of disinformation and conspiracy […]

Under the Loupe 002: Bozena Jelusic

Podcast Under the Loupe represents a short video form of a conversation with the experts in certain fields, in order to raise awareness of disinformation, media literacy, and technologies. In episode 002, we are talking with Bozena Jelusic, professor of Literature and Media Literacy, about what media literacy presents, what is the situation like in […]

Under the Loupe 001 – Aleksandar Brezar

Podcast Under the Loupe represents a short video form of a conversation with the experts in certain fields, in order to raise awareness of disinformation, media literacy, and technologies. In episode 001, we are talking with Aleksandar Brezar about the current issue of conspiracy theories, which found their place on a daily agenda with the […]

Political will is also needed to combat disinformation

Education is the only way for societies to fight disinformation in the long run, a dangerous phenomenon that causes serious damage to all countries – was concluded on the panel dedicated to the fight against disinformation, organized within the jubilee tenth 2BS Forum, held on December 11. Milan Jovanović, from the Digital Forensic Center, believes […]

Read the new DFC Magazine issue

The Constitution of the new Government of Montenegro was the main topic in the month behind us, in both Montenegrin and Serbian media, whose reporting is marked by sensationalism. Besides this, read about the narratives on a negation of Montenegrin identity and census in Montenegro envisaged for 2021 in our new magazine issue. The US […]

Conspiracy theories on coronavirus not fading away

The first coronavirus case was officially registered in Wuhan in China less than a year ago and that quite a short period was marked by numerous events and global changes. Since the adoption of the restrictive measures introduced to prevent the spreading of coronavirus and the protests against these measures, then the game of great […]