Russia is waging a ‘blatant disinformation’ wa…

Russia is waging a ‘blatant disinformation’ war using Kremlin-funded channel RT

Thank you for watching. Have a nice day! My channel: ABOUT: Russia is behind a ‘blatant disinformation campaign’ in Britain and the Kremlin-backed state broadcaster RT is a ‘major concern’, the Culture Secretary will warn today.In one of his first speeches, Jeremy Wright QC will warn that the country’s ability to peddle fake news on UK TV and online must be stopped.And ‘high quality’ British media outlets should come together to fight back, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will say.Mr Wright will tell the Royal Television Society (RTS) conference in London: ‘High quality journalism is the best possible weapon in our battle against disinformation, so the sustainability of our media is something that should concern us all.’ The Conservative MP’s comments come as communications regulator Ofcom confirmed yesterday that it was investigating whether an RT interview, which aired last week, with the two men behind the Salisbury novichok attack had breached its guidelines.Ofcom is already investigating RT over ten alleged breaches of impartiality rules  Ofcom has opened investigations into ten RT shows this year after complaints they were not impartial.• George Galloway and Gayatri Pertiwi who had a discussion with the former Russian Government advisor, Alexander Nekrassov about the Salisbury attack that may not have been ‘sufficiently balanced’ •Investigation assessing whether this programme offered sufficient balance in a report about Syria.Investigation assessing whether this programme offered sufficient balance in a report about Saudi Arabia  • Discussion with Walter Litvinenko, the father of Alexander Litvinenko, about the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal.• Assessing whether this segment about US foreign policy in Syria was sufficiently balanced.• Investigation assessing whether this segment about US, French and UK foreign policy in Syria was sufficiently balanced • George Galloway and Gayatri Pertiwi who had a discussion with independent researcher, David Morrison, about the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia that may not have been sufficiently balanced.• A segment about US foreign policy in Syria and whether it was sufficiently balanced.• News item discussed the Ukranian Government’s position on Nazism and the treatment of minorities.• Reported treatment of anti-fracking activists by the UK authorities, and included interviews with Bob Dennett, Co-founder of Frack Free and an anti-fracking activist Joseph Corre.In the interview, the men, who the Prime Minister has said are Russian military intelligence officers, claimed they were visiting the Wiltshire town as tourists when former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned.Last week critics said RT was ‘guilty as hell’ of flouting UK broadcasting rules and should be shut down after its ‘absurd’ interview of the two novichok assassins.Experts have said that the Boshirov and Petrov interview could now co source