Patrik Szicherle

is a researcher of Political Capital Institute. His areas of interest include international relations, the European Union, and the effects of Russian influence on the region.


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Gone viral

COVID-19 in the disinformation ecosystem

From genocidal accusations to alleged cures, the coronavirus pandemic is accompanied by a swathe of conspiracy theories. These are perpetrated not only by clickbait websites but also authoritarian regimes who exploit the scare for political purposes and try to shift the blame from their failing responses. An international survey and a detailed case study.

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