Fake News and COVID-19: The Spreading of a “Disinfodemic”

Covid-19 dramatically enhanced people’s need for information. During this global pandemic, mainstream media had the responsibility to provide audiences with reliable, useful news. However, studies show that that this has not always been the case. In fact, data suggests that mainstream media has often favoured audience engagement over press accuracy.

La Partecipazione Politica Giovanile in Italia tra Sfide e Risorse

Visualizzare lo spaccato italiano all’interno della cornice Europa è importante poiché ci consente di confrontare il nostro paese con gli altri dell’Unione, così da osservare l’approccio dell’UE al coinvolgimento politico delle nuove generazioni.

[REPORT] Coping With A Humanitarian Crisis: The Role Of Turkey In The Syrian Civil War

News on the Syrian crisis hardly makes headlines. Nevertheless, factual reality suggests that the war in Syria is still an urgent matter, especially regarding the refugee crisis. Turkey, for example, hosts the highest number of refugees in the world, roughly 3 million. What domestic and foreign impact did the Syrian civil war have on Turkey?

Protesting for Change – A Conversation with Caroline Skye Grossman

The murder of George Floyd was one of the numerous cases of police brutality towards African-American people. This specific case seems to have raised unprecedented awareness about racism and initiated a series of protests under the slogan “black lives matter.” TNGO political analyst Aurora Ceccotti interviewed Caroline Skye Grossman, who explains what it is like to actively take part of this movement, protesting in the streets of New York.

Covid-19 Did Not Stop the Fight for Justice in Lebanon – A Conversation with Laila Kaddour

Laila Kaddour, from Tripoli, Lebanon, was interviewed by TNGO’s political analyst Aurora Ceccotti to have a personal point of view about what it means to live in Lebanon in this unprecedented historical period.

Raid in the West Bank: Palestinian Teen Killed by Israeli Army

Zaid Fadl Qaisia, 15 years old, was killed during a raid in the West Bank that aimed at arresting him for having insulted an Israeli soldier on Facebook. The supervision of Palestinians through Facebook is one of the milder ways through which the Israeli government maintains control and surveillance over its public. Not only the West Bank, but also Gaza and East Jerusalem have been exploited as experiment fields to test and develop new tools of digital surveillance.