Katarína Klingová

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GLOBSEC Trends 2019: Central & Eastern Europe 30 years after the fall of the…

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe. While there… Read more

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Slovak StratCom: Active Individuals, but in Need of Whole-of-Government Policies

This article is a part of a special series for #StratComDC 2019. Learn more at stratcomdc.org We live… Read more

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A Ray of Hope in the Haze: Disinformation and the Slovak Presidential Election

Many see the election of Zuzana Čaputová to the Slovak presidency as a hopeful sign for Central… Read more

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Slovak Presidential Election Through the Lens of Disinformation Channels on Facebook

GLOBSEC Strategic Communication program conducted a research on presidential election in Slovakia with focus on disinformation. More… Read more

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Generation Trends Central Europe: Mosaic of Perspectives

Which Central Europeans are the most Western-oriented? Where are the largest generational differences? Which Central Europeans are… Read more

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2018: The Disinfo Year in Review

Disinformation was an important feature of the massive protests which gripped the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia… Read more

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From Online Battlefield to Loss of Trust

GENERAL DISTRUST IN THE MEDIA Most of the young people in 8 countries analysed seem not to… Read more

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From Online Battlefield to Loss of Trust?

The boundaries between the “online” and “offline” world have blurred. This is especially the case for today’s… Read more

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What Do We Know About Disinformation Websites in the Czech Republic and Slovakia?

Key Insights:  In August 2018, the konspiratori.sk database of consisted of 118 websites identified as spreading dubious… Read more

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From Democracy Defenders to Foreign Agents?

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) constitute an important and integral part of our societies. However, while trying to pursue their… Read more


Katarína Klingová is a research fellow at the GLOBSEC Policy Institute in Bratislava. A member of GLOBSEC’s Strategic Communication program, she has helped the institute prepare publications on disinformation such as Information War Monitor since 2016. Prior to joining GLOBSEC, Ms. Klingová worked as a researcher and project coordinator at Transparency International Slovakia, and she also currently contributes to the research of the International Republican Institute’s Beacon Project. Ms. Klingová has authored or co-authored numerous scholarly analyses on foreign disinformation and subversion in Central Europe, including Vulnerability Index: Subversive Russian Influence in Central Europe and Countering Information Warfare – Lessons Learned from NATO Members and Partner Countries. She earned her master’s degree from Central European University in Budapest.