case study 1. sir paul mccartney v. helllo! magazine
complaint: uk’s press complaints commission was approached by sir paul mccartney who complained about the fact of publication of photographs of him with his family in hello! on 30 may 1998.
case study 1. rwandan genocide
description: the case is related to the investigation of international criminal tribunal for rwanda against three rwandan journalists: hassan ngeze, ferdinand nahimana and jean-bosco barayagwiza. in early 90s of the past century the three of them were spreading hate content via rwanda’s print and broadcast media, by which they turned the hutu ethnic group against tutsi population and caused one of the largest genocides in the world history.
case study 1: creating cloaked websites in order to disseminate fake news
in august 2017 russian tabloids disseminated non-existent "interview" with former chief of the british secret intelligence service john scarlett. disinformation claimed that in his interview with the guardian, john scarlett, former chief of the secret intelligence service (sis, also commonly known as mi6), allegedly disclosed a three-stage strategic plan of the united states and the great britain aimed at russia’s fragmentation.
case study 1: where are pro-russian training bases located?
on 19 may 2014, the bbc released a report about secret training bases in ukraine, near the russian border, where pro-russian military servicemen were trained. the video was filmed in such a way as to make it impossible to locate the camp.