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Security Scholars Program //PSSI/27 Jun 2022
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Regional Security Program //Kristína Šefčíková/7 Jun 2022
Na mediální scéně střední a východní Evropy působí tzv. „šedá zóna“, která se snaží ovlivnit veřejný názor a předvolební politické kampaně prostřednictvím jednostranné, někdy až extremistické, politické komunikace. Tato komunikace je často jen zdánlivě nezávislá nebo anonymní, ve skutečnosti ale využívá prostředky konspiračních teorií a ignoruje standardy etického žurnalismu.
Regional Security Program //Nina Webrová/3 Jun 2022
As part of a project on ‘New Propaganda and Disinformation Challenges for Visegrad/EaP states in the Changing Environment’, Prague Security Studies Institute’s (PSSI) researchers monitored Sputnik’s section on ‘Demilitarization and Denazification of Ukraine’. The focus was specifically on articles reporting on the ‘Bucha Massacre’ in order to illustrate how Russian state-owned media report the atrocities committed by the Russian Federation’s army.
Regional Security Program //Political Capital Institute, Prague Security Studies Institute/27 May 2022
In Central-Eastern Europe, a so-called “grey zone” has emerged in the media, which tries to influence public opinion and pre-election political campaigns through hyper-partisan and sometimes even extremist – often anonymous or only seemingly “independent” – political communication, utilising conspiracy theories and ignoring the standards of ethical journalism. Our media research in the Czech Republic has, therefore, looked at the Czech political campaign communication between 1 September and 31 October 2021 to map and reveal the Czech “grey zone” media ecosystem, its role in the “dirty campaign,” and the war-related rhetoric later in 2022.
Space Security Program //PSSI/26 May 2022
We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Jana Robinson became a member of the Scientific Board of a new “Ad Astra” journal.
Space Security Program //PSSI/10 May 2022
There is a new risk category emerging in the space security portfolio, namely space activities of authoritarian governments, notably China and Russia, in the international trading and financial systems conducted for strategic, rather than purely commercial purposes.
Regional Security Program //Kristína Šefčíková, Nina Webrová/6 May 2022
PSSI, in cooperation with Political Capital, researched the prevalence and effects of inauthentic online behavior concerning Russia’s war in Ukraine between 21 February and 31 March.