EU blames disinformation campaigns for low voter interest in elections | DW News

EU blames disinformation campaigns for low voter interest in elections | DW News
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The EU has made a major push to boost voter turnout ahead of this year’s parliamentary elections. Already stung by the Brexit referendum, the bloc faces growing Euro-skepticism coupled with concerns over online disinformation campaigns trying to confuse voters. Last year, the EU Commission launched a taskforce to step up its response to foreign, anti-EU content. Now, European Union institutions have poured enormous resources into “Get out the vote” campaigns. But critics say these efforts may be too little, too late.
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