The Listening Post

Hate speech and misinformation in Ethiopia’s war

As the conflict in Ethiopia escalates, so too does the information war. And, Poland’s most watched news channel endures in the face of challenges.

As Ethiopia stares down the barrel of all-out civil war, a government-imposed communications blackout is allowing hatred and disinformation to thrive.

Berhan Taye – Digital researcher
Nima Elbagir – Senior international correspondent, CNN
Claire Wilmot – Research officer, LSE

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War and PiS: An attack on Poland’s biggest news channel

Back from the brink, still on the air – the Polish 24-hour news channel that remains in the government’s crosshairs.

Brygida Grysiak – Deputy editor-in-chief, TVN24
Tomasz Lis – Former anchor, TVN & editor-in-chief, Newsweek Poland
Elżbieta Rutkowska – Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
Beata Tadla – Former anchor, TVP & host, Onet.Pl