How George Creel sold the Great War to America, and America to the world. By Nicholas J. Cull Mar 21 2017 Committee on Public Information poster from 1917 promoting the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. W. D. Stevens/Library of Congress. In 1917, on the brink of the U.S. entry into the Great War, a… Continue reading Master of American Propaganda
This story was published at 15:28 EST on 26 March 2017, all information is current as of this time and date. Summary Sputnik news took a legitimate story about increased sanctions against Iran and embellished the story to make it appear as if Russian sanctions were also increasing. Facts about Russian corporations receiving increased sanctions… Continue reading Complete Timeline Of A Fabricated Russian Disinformation Event
March 23, 2017 – 17:11 Context The aggressive actions of the Kremlin are unprecedented in the modern era. Invasion of neighbouring countries, massive bombings and killings of civilians, and the first annexation of a foreign land by force in Europe since World War II, constant violations of other states’ borders, kidnapping foreign citizens, harassment of… Continue reading Open Letter of European security experts to Federica Mogherini: Please start taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously!
Remarks at Workshop on “Public Diplomacy in a Post-Truth Society” Remarks Bruce Wharton Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Hoover Institution, Stanford University Stanford, California March 20, 2017 (As Prepared for Delivery) Thank you very much for that kind introduction. Nearly six decades ago Herbert Hoover said he wanted the Hoover Institution “to sustain… Continue reading Remarks About The Global Engagement Center And Strategy
In “Opinion: Kyiv risks divided Ukraine“, DW publishes an article written by Bernd Johann, which might as well come straight out of the Kremlin. A bit about DW first. From DW.com: “Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster.” “Mission: DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based… Continue reading Is DW now a Russian Propaganda Broadcaster Like Sputnik?
Nice article, but the author misses a few key, essential points. The final conclusion is that efforts to discredit whole sources of news and information should be the sole focus. Granted, the author did not exclude discrediting individual stories, the quote: “The West should therefore focus its efforts on discrediting entire outlets, rather than disproving… Continue reading Russia’s Information Warriors Don’t Care If We Disprove Their Lies
Matt Chessen AI focused DiploTechy writer of fiction & non-fiction about the future of tech & humanity. Author of Broad Horizons Five years from now you won’t have any idea whether you’re interacting with a human online or not. In the future, most online speech, digital engagement, and content will be machines talking to machines.… Continue reading Artificial intelligence chatbots will overwhelm human speech online; the rise of MADCOMs