Slovakia/Malta: Contrasts and similarities

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2018-02-28T17:20:16+00:00Wed, 28th Feb '18, 16:53|

The similarities between the cases of Jan Kuciak and Daphne Caruana Galizia are inescapable. Both investigated the collusion between criminals and politicians. Both investigated the laundering of proceeds from crime in property development. Both were threatened in their lives and yet continued to work. Until both were killed. There are several similarities also in the [...]

The numbers game

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2018-02-28T17:21:26+00:00Wed, 28th Feb '18, 08:48|

British MPs yesterday grilled Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix, entirely sceptical of his claim that his firm did not retain any client during the Brexit referendum. They did get some answers on the firm’s work in the United States advising political candidates on how to “micro-target” voters through data emerging from records of their behaviour [...]