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Parliamentary elections took place in Romania on 6 December 2020. The Bucharest-based Global Focus Center, in cooperation with IRI’s Beacon Project, monitored online and social media to examine the prevalence of toxic narratives in the political discourse in the election period. Using the Pulsar media monitoring tool, researchers followed dozens of outlets as well as social media pages of prominent political players over the course of several weeks.

In March 2019, Slovakia is voting for its 5th President since independence and the Beacon project is conducting online media monitoring using its proprietary >versus< media-monitoring tool to gain deeper understanding how the various Presidential candidates are presented, but also to detect and analyze any malign narratives or disinformation campaigns present.. This is first among flash reports written by Beacon Project about the elections.