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Events

Mind the Gap: The Distance Between the Establishment and the Rest

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The Legatum Institute welcomed Jeremy Vine, one of the BBC's best known and best loved presenters.

Events

Ethics in the Media

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The Legatum Institute is delighted to be hosting a discussion on “Ethics in the Media”, the inaugural event in the Cultural Transformation Programme. 

Publications

Facts We Can Believe In: How to Make Fact-Checking Better

Friday, 7 October 2016

The latest ‘Beyond Propaganda’ paper looks at recent claims that we are living in a ‘post-fact’ world. Authored by Alistair Shawcross, this publication examines the role of fact-checking organisations in combatting disinformation and points towards recommendations for the future.

Publications

How to Stop Disinformation: Lessons from Ukraine for the Wider World

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The latest 'Beyond Propaganda' paper looks at Ukraine as a laboratory of information war. Authored by Marina Pesenti and Peter Pomerantsev, this publication examines initiatives undertaken by the government, media, and civil society and seeks to identify techniques that can help other democracies counter new forms of disinformation.

Publications

Factual Entertainment: How to Make Media Literacy Popular

Thursday, 11 August 2016

As part of the 'Beyond Propaganda' series, Factual Entertainment examines the importance of "Media Literacy" as a tool for countering information wars, lies, and hate speech. With a special focus on the Middle East and Ukraine, author Paul Copeland demonstrates how mainstream entertainment television and online products can be used to teach audiences the difference between accurate, informational reporting—and manipulative propaganda.

Commentary

Kremlin Sows Discord With New Weapon at Heart of UK

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Russian media outlets’ disinformation campaigns during the Scottish Referendum represent a darker trend happening across the West to destabilise the region, with analysis provided by Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (The Times—£)

News

Peter Pomerantsev Wins 2016 Ondaatje Book Prize

Monday, 23 May 2016

The Legatum Institute's Peter Pomerantsev has been awarded the prestigious 'Ondaatje Prize' for his book, Nothing is True and Everything if Possible, an insight into the surreal heart of twenty-first-century Russia.

Events

An Update on Ukraine with Nataliya Gumenyuk

Monday, 29 February 2016

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting with Ukrainian journalist, commentator and Legatum Fellow, Nataliya Gumenyuk, in the House of Lords.  

Commentary

Mark Zuckerberg Should Spend $45 billion on Undoing Facebook’s Damage to Democracies

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Here's one idea for what Mark Zuckerberg can do with his multi-billion dollar philanthropic pledge: save public discourse and debate! By Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

The TV vs the Fridge

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

In Russia, economic decline isn't translating into dissatisfaction with Putin. The Legatum Institute's Peter Pomerantsev and Nathan Gamester explain why (Democracy Lab)

Commentary

How Turkey Confounded Putin’s Favourite Narratives

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

In her latest column for the Washington Post, the Legatum Institute's Director of the Transitions Forum, Anne Applebaum, explains how the Russian media are using the downing of the Russian jet fighter as part of a wider conspiracy theory

Events

Fixing the Fight Against Corruption

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Christian Caryl, Legatum Institute Senior Fellow and Managing Editor of Democracy Lab, moderated a panel that explained why a focus on ‘ideas that work’ is the route to tackling global corruption.

Commentary

How to Beat Vladimir Putin in the Battle for Hearts and Eyeballs

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

The Kremlin still has media hegemony over Russian citizens, writes Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (FT)

Commentary

Helping Russia’s Sidelined and Exiled Journalists Tell Their Stories

Friday, 24 July 2015

Much of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the US can help the journalists who are not—by Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

Why China’s Propagandists Love the Internet

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

The Internet is meant to bring freedom—but the Communist Party of China is finding creative ways to use it for its own purposes, writes Gary Rawnsley for Democracy Lab.

Commentary

We’re All Putin’s ‘Useful Idiots’

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Cold War comparisons play right into the Russian president's hands, writes Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum (Politico)

Events

Can Television Be a Force for Good?

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

The Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum was delighted to welcome BBC Media Action for a discussion on the role of television in the context of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

Commentary

How Authoritarian Regimes Exploit Globalisation and the Information Age

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Authoritarian regimes are learning to engineer human souls in the age of Facebook, writes Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Democracy Lab)

Events

What Transition? The Strange Case of Hungary and Romania

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Anton Shekhovtsov, Transitions Forum Visiting Senior Fellow, shared insights from his research on Romania and Hungary’s democratic development—and the threats that might lie ahead—at a roundtable discussion.

Commentary

It’s Getting Ugly in Hungary

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Desperate to shore up his flagging popularity, Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is embracing the far right, writes Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute (Democracy Lab)

Events

Battling Russian Propaganda: On the Front Line of Ukraine’s Information War

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Nataliya Gumenyuk, Editor-in-Chief of Hromadske International, shared her experience of establishing independent and reliable media coverage in Ukraine with Hromadske.tv.

Events

Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

To celebrate the launch of ‘Nothing is True and Everything is Possible’, Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, joined Ferdinand Mount, political commentator, and Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum, to discuss the book’s themes: Russia’s super-rich, authoritarianism, and media control.

Events

Let There Be Speech: Can Rwanda Reform Itself?

Monday, 17 November 2014

The Legatum Institute launched a new-case study 'Let There Be Speech: Reforming the Media in Rwanda' examining the media reforms made by that country’s leaders from 2010 onwards.

News

Is the UK Press An Example To the World?

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Editor of 'The Independent' says proposed changes to UK media regulation don’t threaten a free press.

News

What role should the media play in helping countries transitioning into democracy?

Friday, 14 December 2012

The Legatum Institute launched a new report 'Free Speech, Free Press, Free Societies' which explores how media regulation can help create the foundations for prosperity and peace in transitional countries.

Events

Media Regulation: Foundations for Peace and Prosperity

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Jerry Timmins, former BBC Head of Africa and the Middle East, will lead a discussion on media regulation and how it can help create the foundations for prosperity and peace in transitional countries.

Events

Media Regulation in Rwanda and Libya: Foundations for Peace and Prosperity

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Ex-BBC World Service journalist, Jerry Timmins, will lead a discussion on media regulation and how it can help create the foundations for prosperity and peace in transitional countries.

Events

The Libya Media Wiki: Snapshot of a Country in Transition

Friday, 23 November 2012

An event to launch the newly established Libya Media Wiki, a joint initiative between the Legatum Institute and the Rashad Foundation.

News

Introducing the Libya Media Wiki - Snapshot of a Country in Transition

Friday, 23 November 2012

The Legatum Institute hosted a debate about the future of the Libyan media, and officially launched the English version of the Libya Media Wiki, www.libyamediawiki.com.

News

Democracy in Decline in Central and Eastern Europe

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Freedom House 'Nations in Transit 2012' report exposes worrying trends for democratic development across Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia.