The Briefing

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4 August 2022

Episode 2819

30 minutes

As Ukraine warns of a new Russian offensive, we look at the security situation and assess whether Russia’s strategy is changing. Plus, Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz visits a stranded turbine as the dispute between the country and Russia’s Gazprom continues; the defamation trial of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones; and this week’s Global Countdown, looking at the pop charts in Argentina.

4 August 2022

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A victory in the fight against fake news?

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As Infowars founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s defamation trial concludes, we ask Professor Scott Lucas whether this is a win for truth.

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