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Better Late Than Never

This article is part of a series of special articles for #DisinfoWeek Europe. To register and learn more visit DisinfoWeek.org The EU’s response to the threat of disinformation as part of a wider pushback against Kremlin influence In December 2018, the European Union (EU) presented its Action Plan Against Disinformation, an important step for three reasons. The EU is finally waking up to a challenge it had taken years to notice. It was momentous that there the EU presented plan that focused on the European Commission and European External Action Service (EEAS) tackling this challenge together and named Russia as the main culprit of spreading disinformation, especially when compared to the timid track record of the EU’s institutions. The Action Plan effectively strengthens the EEAS’ East Stratcom Taskforce, which has the threefold task of proactively messaging to the Eastern Neighborhood of the EU, strengthening independent media there, and responding to and debunking Kremlin disinformation. All this is especially relevant in the run-up to the European…
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