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Spreading disinformation and fake news is one of the tactics used by the EU’s rivals to damage the bloc’s standing, say EU officials. 
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Russia has banned 81 EU-based media, including EUobserver, saying they "systematically disseminate false information about the progress of a special military operation [Russia's invasion of Ukraine]".
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Five things to know about the European elections in Germany

26 days ago
As the largest member state in the 27-nation bloc, the distribution of its 96 seats is important in shaping the future of EU decision-making. Here's what to expect from the European elections in Germany.
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Disinformation often worst three days ahead of EU elections, says official

19 days ago
EU officials are raising the alarm at the increasing sophistication of disinformation campaigns — as tens of millions of European citizens head to the voting booths over the next few days.
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Italy's journalism never recovered from Berlusconi — under Meloni, it's getting worse

5 days ago
'Today it's less risky to criticise the Pope, even very harshly, than the CEO of a company,' one Italian journalist told EUobserver. Italy's freedom of the press — never recovered from the era of Silvio Berlusconi, has got worse under Georgia Meloni, with a harsh new defamation law and corporate buyouts of independent news agencies.
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