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Who profits from the information war? Brands at risk engaging with Russian advertising

The Drum Show and politics | Mar 31, 2022

In the latest episode of Ukraine and the Information War, we hear about how the opacity of adtech is both a blessing and a curse. Tech editor for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Jasper Jackson and digital consultant Rob Blackie explains how Western companies are engaging in advertising in Russia - both for good and ill. We also speak to the musicians and promoters behind Kyiv Calling, a The Clash-inspired protest song designed to raise awareness of the war. As interest in the war begins to decline in the UK, we ask what else is necessary to sustain public awareness of the ongoing invasion.
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