Some favorite books and videos on politics, Authoritarianism, Russia and other things that influence my work.
ICIJ: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Documentaries and Videos
People You May Know follows Charles Kriel, specialist advisor to UK Parliament on disinformation, when he discovers Cambridge Analytica collaborating with a software company creating a microtargeting platform for US churches, targeting vulnerable people - the poor, the grieving, the addicted - to radicalize them for far right politics. Includes interviews with Anne Nelson, author of Shadow Network. Available on Sundance Now channel through Amazon Prime.
Seventeen Moments of Spring is a 12 part series created in 1973 that is shown annually in Russia. It is a spy saga set during the final days of WWII. Exceptionally well made. Rumors say it's one of Putin's inspirations. Start watching and you'll be hooked!