Articles by Gary Schaal

June 2, 2022

Alexei Navalny and the campaign of disinformation conducted by Russia Today

Gary Schaal
Disinformation affects democratic systems and lowers the deliberative quality of our society. Analysing press coverage of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, Christoph Deppe and Gary S. Schaal reveal that Russia Today journalists instrumentalise democratic institutions – including German government press conferences – in their favour
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Gary Schaal
Chair of Political Science, in particular Political Theory, Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

Gary studied political science, German philology and philosophy at the FU Berlin.

Following his higher education, he worked at the FU Berlin, TU Dresden and the University of Stuttgart.

Subsequently, he was a Heisenberg fellow of the DFG.

Gary has been a visiting professor at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB) and at the Sciences Po Lille.

His research interests are in the areas of political theory and emotion research, as well as empirical democracy and digitalisation research.

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