Czech Parliamentary Elections 2021 Report

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The Prague Security Studies Institute released a report on the Czech parliamentary elections in 2021, continuing its project series “Czech Elections in the Era of Disinformation”. The goal of the study is to map how websites known to spread conspiracy theories view current events before Czech parliamentary elections take plaace, and to measure the extent of their attempts to actively participate, including their political preferences. The analysis covers the four weeks before the election (September 13 to October 7, 2021). One of the more persistent topics was the critique of the EU. This negative framing appeared most often in relation to candidates labelled as “Brussels’ underlings”. In this context, the topic of migration also appeared frequently.

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