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The Dirty Dozen & The Amplification of Incendiary Content During the Outbreak of Unrest in South Africa July 2021
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The Dirty Dozen & The Amplification of Incendiary Content During the Outbreak of Unrest in South Africa July 2021

The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) has uncovered traces of the RET forces network that participated in and aided the amplification of online incitement of violence that claimed hundreds of lives and brought thousands of businesses to their knees in the week of 11 July 2021. Download Report (PDF)

Daily Maverick OP-ED: Disinformation, misinformation and barefaced lies: The online war of words in the Battle of Nkandla
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Daily Maverick OP-ED: Disinformation, misinformation and barefaced lies: The online war of words in the Battle of Nkandla

Jacob Zuma and his supporters have wrapped their campaign around one big misrepresentation, which they unashamedly put into the public discourse at every opportunity: That the former president has done nothing wrong and is being persecuted for political purposes. Tentacles of disinformation have been developed around the big lie to strangle the truth.   Read...