Articles by Nikolina Klatt

June 9, 2023

♟️ Authoritarianism and disinformation: the dangerous link

Nikolina Klatt
Where there is authoritarianism, there is disinformation. Nikolina Klatt and Vanessa Boese-Schlosser examine the use of disinformation in authoritarian governance and highlight how autocrats use it to maintain their grip on power. But they also caution that disinformation is not exclusive to autocratic governance: spreading deceitful narratives harms democracies Autocratic disinformation tactics Limiting transparency is […]
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Nikolina Klatt
Student Research Assistant, WZB Berlin Social Science Center / Master of Public Policy Candidate, Hertie School

Nikolina works within the research unit 'Transformations of Democracy' at WZB Berlin.

Previously she has worked as a Research Assistant for the CoronaNet Project and as a Program Development Assistant in New York City, co-organising the Youth Assembly at the United Nations.

Her research interests include computational social science, democratisation and autocratisation, reproductive rights, and gender politics.

She tweets @nikolina_klatt

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