A collection of podcasts related to – you guessed it – influence operations. For what it’s worth, you can also search Audio / Podcast in the content archives to find stuff to listen to (but this includes individual articles which have been narrated, rather than whole series like those listed here). One day I would like this list of podcasts to be searchable and tagged (like the archives), but we’re not there yet.
What happens when tragedy makes you a target? BBC disinformation and social media correspondent Marianna Spring investigates. First Episode: 24 Oct 2022
Associated Article: The UK terror survivors tracked down by ‘disaster trolls’
Disinformation researcher Jonathan Ong and journalist Kat Ventura go deep into the world of troll farms and online black propaganda machinery in the Philippines. First Episode: 22 Apr 2022
In this first season of Truthers, a podcast project about misinformation and conspiracy theories, NBC News reporter Brandy Zadrozny sets out to show what’s true and what isn’t—and how one person’s life became a weapon in a global information war. First Episode: 18 Apr 2022
Gary Matthews became increasingly entranced by conspiracy theories about the pandemic – until he caught Covid and died. BBC disinformation reporter Marianna Spring investigates. First Episode: 14 Mar 2022
What’s fake, what’s real? Stories from the information war over Ukraine. BBC disinformation reporter Marianna Spring speaks to people caught up in the battle for the truth. First Episode: 01 Mar 2022