It’s shame that someone must die in order for us to gain this unique insight into how the Soviets spread disinformation. We also learn how the Soviets were duplicitous, causing Lawrence Bittman to defect to the West and expose Soviet Active Measures methodology. He then became Lawrence Martin. When his name was cleared, he became Martin-Bittman.… Continue reading Lawrence Martin-Bittman, who spread disinformation as a spy before teaching at BU, dies at 87
Make no mistake, the Czech Republic, or Czechia, is in a war. It is in both an internal war, mostly prompted by Russia with remnants of the Soviet Union actively participating in an internal war. All this is being fed by an information war, which, of course, is being fed and pushed by Russian propagandists. … Continue reading Training in information literacy is needed now, says Czech security expert
Please excuse my previous now deleted post about disinformation about CZ President Milos Zeman. It turns out his health is truly failing. One Czech doctor friend confided to me that he is basically a walking corpse. “People wonder if Zeman has cancer, and what type.” “he is no longer mentally able to perform the function” [of… Continue reading If a President Is Dying, and Nobody Says Anything, Does It Make a Sound?
Anonymous expert: The importance of measures of effectiveness in disinformation campaigns. Czech police concluded that rumors invented and spread by Oldřich Lukáš via email and on his blog do not fulfill the criteria for defamation/libel and/or startling news. The claims against presidential candidate Jiri Drahos included the following: Jiri Drahos is a fierce supporter of… Continue reading The importance of Measures of Effectiveness in disinformation campaigns
This is very similar to the disassembly of Russian dolls. You will open one, and inside one is another. Radim Fiala – MP from the Liberty and Straight Democracy movement (SPD), Tomio Okamura – collaborated with a young Russian man who was published on disinformation sites. This young man once linked the leader of the “Public Affairs” party (Věci veřejné)… Continue reading The Czech Freedom and Democracy Party – where do the legs grow?
15 FEBRUARY 2018 5:00 LIDOVKY.CZ PRAGUE In the last few months of last year, alternative media was subjected to right-wing and left-wing extremists. Intention? Raise their influence and weaken democracy. Such conclusions state in its quarterly report on extremism the Ministry of the Interior. While right-wing extremists failed to show up after parliamentary elections, the anarchists continued to radicalize. “The so-called… Continue reading Czechia: A mutually beneficial symbiosis.’ Alternative media are still being subjected to extremists, writes the interior Zdroj
Prague | Ondřej Golis | February 9, 2018 During the presidential election, the Czech Republic has experienced the most massive increase in disinformation They mainly concerned presidential candidate Jiří Drahoš, winner of the election Miloš Zeman faced mainly offensive collages distributed on social networks Especially elderly people have sent out false emails among themselves, the intervention of some counts… Continue reading Email Lies. Pre-election misinformation was written and disseminated by a doctor, lawyer, pensioner or farmer