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People who love war

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 09/09/2022 For politicians, the war is an opportunity to increase their popularity and make history, and for many others, it is an opportunity to earn money easily. Even though half a year has already passed since the beginning of the Russian aggression, we are still not tired of […]

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Bizarre story about HDZ’s ajvar and official beekeeping jars for honey

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 15/09/2022 Marin Miletic called out HDZ for selling ajvar in jars that should only be available to Croatian beekeepers. It sounds bizarre, but it’s true. Marin Miletic, Member of Parliament from Most, asked on Facebook whether HDZ had stolen honey jars from the Croatian Beekeeping Association. Although the […]

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It is not true that refugees from Ukraine in Croatia receive HRK 4,500, paid accommodation and utilities

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 15/09/2022 A Facebook user spread the incorrect claim that refugees from Ukraine in Croatia receive HRK 4,500, in addition to paid accommodation and utilities. An incorrect claim is spreading on Facebook that the Croatian authorities have provided refugees from Ukraine with paid accommodation, utilities and HRK 4,500 per […]

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What will the future of work look like?

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 09/08/2022 It was once thought that people would only work a few hours a day in the future. The future of work no longer looks so optimistic. Are you afraid that your workplace will soon simply disappear? One morning you will get fired, severance pay, a kick in […]

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No, Hungary has not lifted sanctions against Russia

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 18/08/2022 Marginal web portals spread disinformation that Hungary has lifted sanctions against Russia. That is not correct. Hungary must respect the sanctions imposed by the EU. Our readers have warned us that an article by a marginal web portal from Serbia is spreading among users of social networks, […]

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The government is talking about a “railway renaissance”, but only 14% of the network can be driven at 100 kilometers per hour

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 22/07/2022 The Croatian authorities announce a “decade for railways”, but the question is what will happen to the existing projects financed by the EU. “Unfortunately, we have to get used to railway delays. The railway is not at the level it should be. (…) Since we have built, […]

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Global narratives and local actors: 150 days of the war in Ukraine and over 1,500 disinformation in the region

The renewed open war in Ukraine has been going on for more than 150 days, but the spread of fake and manipulative news on this topic has been going on for much longer. Nevertheless, a real flood of misinformation and Russian propaganda about the war in this country in the Western Balkan region began to […]

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Ukraine still exports food, but it is much less than before the war 

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 04/07/2022 People on social media are wondering how it is possible that weapons are imported into Ukraine, but food cannot be exported. We’ve checked what’s really going on. “Hundreds of thousands of tons of weapons are imported into Ukraine from Europe so that the war in Ukraine will […]

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What if electric cars run out of power in rush hour?

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 11/07/2022 Almost a thousand and a half times, a post was shared on Facebook in which electric cars are baselessly declared to be a scam. In parallel with the news about summer traffic and crowds due to the increased number of tourists, a post started spreading among Facebook […]

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The “climate lockdown” conspiracy theory has no basis in actual facts

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 13/07/2022 Internet conspiracy theorists are using an article by renowned economist Mariana Mazzucato to claim that a “climate lockdown” is ahead of us. Misinformation announcing the alleged introduction of “climate lockdowns” began to spread on social networks. The last such example was published on the 2012 Transformation of […]