Political risk series: ‘Super-fast politics, what it means for politics and the global economy’. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, professor of political communication at Oxford university and director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Roel Janssen, Dutch financial journalist, formerly of NRC Handelsblad, speak with Julian Frazer, OMFIF senior editor. They discuss government and public initiatives to combat disinformation and the proliferation of ‘fake news’, the responsibilities of technology companies such as Facebook and Twitter, the state of ‘post-truth’ politics and the importance of investigative journalism.