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Putin's propaganda playbook

Night Talk: Meet the world of alternative facts with Russia-expert and journalist Hubert Smeets.

Vladimir Putin is a leader who has masterminded geopolitical misinformation. Instead of leaflets, TV-commercials and posters, Putin accomplishes his feat using much simpler, cheaper and more effective means. He uses bots that spread misinformation on social media, including Facebook and Twitter, anonymously-operated third party sites that churn out fake news, and official state-run news RT and Sputnik.

Language: English

Organization: Academic Forum and ELSA Tilburg

Location: Academia Z201

When: 16 November 2017 22:15

End date: 16 November 2017 23:00