Conspiracy myths have bothered us for a long time. In connection with the Russian war against Ukraine, however, they are becoming increasingly important. And it shows just how dangerous they are. In Germany and other European countries, they are mainly accepted by the radical and extreme right. They find an ally in the fight against the open society, against democracy and the rule of law, against immigration and diversity in general in Russian President Putin with his ethnic, anti-modern narratives.
Established media are required to recognize, uncover and expose disinformation as such.
Guest: The cultural and media scientist Elisabeth Fast, Amadeu Antonio Foundation, expert for conspiracy narratives.
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