Can Putin's Disinformation About the Ukraine War Work?
For the last three weeks, people around the world have been watching the war in Ukraine unfold on their phones, intimately observing live footage of the conflict’s devastation alongside rampant fake news from Russia claiming the war isn’t real. Disinformation experts Bret Schafer and Julia Davis join Deep Dish to examine why Putin’s narrative isn’t working outside Russia, how long it can dupe the Russian public, and what all of us can do to combat the spread of misinformation.
Putin claims he’s fixing a historic wrong in Ukraine. Historian Kathryn David joins Deep Dish to share the truth.
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