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DISINFORMATION TRENDS AND NARRATIVES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS MEDIA MONITORING REPORT FOR THE PERIOD JULY-SEPTEMBER 2023

This report is based on a continuous monitoring process of domestic media in North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina conducted...

It is Not True That CNN Reduced the Media Coverage of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

CNN follows the Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine with direct presence of its own teams and informs from the field about the situation in...

A Video Does Not Show Egyptians Carrying Food and Water on their Backs for the Palestinians in Gaza

The video is not related to the current situation between HAMAS and Israel. Foreign fact-checkers claim that the video is older and does not...

Provocative Poster with Iranian Hypersonic Missile in Tehran Is Not Recent – It Dates Back to June

The photograph of a large poster in Tehran showcasing an Iranian hypersonic missile was not taken recently. Although the accompanying post claims the photograph...

UN Charter Does Not Give Russia the Right to Attack Ukraine

Articles 106 and 107 of the UN Charter do not give Russia the right to attack Ukraine, or any of the other countries listed...

It Is Not True that Russia Does Not Bomb Inhabited Places

The post we are fact-checking claims that Russia does not bomb inhabited places. It is a fact that Russia, on several occasions, has targeted...

It Is Not True that Russia Does Not Bomb Inhabited Places

The post we are fact-checking claims that Russia does not bomb inhabited places. It is a fact that Russia, on several occasions, has targeted...

Black Flag Erected on a Mosque Is Not a Call for War and Revenge

The black flag has a special place in Islamic history and tradition. Unlike the incorrectly presented claims on the social networks, that is not...

Vucic’s statement that EULEX was not involved in the action in the north of Kosovo is false

EULEX for Faktoje: We are in continuous cooperation with the Kosovo Police The murder of a Kosovo policeman in Banjska and the subsequent events were...

Analysis of the News: “The world is starting to burn, the fate of Ukraine depends on the events in the Middle East”

As part of the program Regional Initiative to Combat Disinformation “Western Balkans Anti-Disinformation Hub: Exposing Malign Influences through Watchdog Journalism”, we present you a...

Visa liberalization for Kosovo has not been suspended

On October 17, during his visit to Tirana, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, declared that the issue of visa liberalization for Kosovo had...

The misinterpretation of Macron’s comments on visas triggered a wave of reactions

A photo from the conference between Rama and Macron. Source: The Prime Ministry of Albania. Various media outlets and politicians have fallen into the pit...

The Serbian media accused Ahtisaari of corruption even after his death

Prepared by: Ridona Berisha Serbian media that are known for their narratives against the state of Kosovo have returned to spreading falsehoods about individuals who...

The Video of a Convoy Stuck at Rafah Border Crossing Is from May 2021

Photo: Screenshot from the video The video clip shared on this Facebook post is not from 2023, but more than two years old. As Reuters’...

SOCIAL MEDIA UNDER THE LENS OF FACT-CHECKERS

FACT CHECKERS’ FIGHT TO COMBAT DISINFORMATION. “Even Vlora Çitaku has a Serbian passport!” “Mega scandal, Srpska Lista leader Goran Rakić has an intimate meeting on...

Biden’s Administration Is Not Providing Military Aid to Hamas

The USA and Biden’s administration are not financing Hamas. The USA is sending humanitarian assistance for the civilians in Gaza, but it does not...