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Master of American Propaganda


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

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Six Immediate Steps to Stop Putin’s Aggression


The United States has taken no steps in any of these categories.  The US has not committed to backing Ukraine and its NATO allies in defending Ukraine against illegal Russian aggression, a Russian invasion, and Russian infiltration. Ukraine needs lethal aid, first and foremost, with the immediate need for FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missiles, as Russia has built… Continue reading Six Immediate Steps to Stop Putin’s Aggression

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Fake News, Propaganda and Influence Operations – A Guide To Journalism In A New, And More Chaotic, Media Environment


Tuesday, 14/03/2017 by Anders Hofseth This article was first published in Norwegian on NRKbeta in February 2017 and was translated into English by its author for the Reuters Institute Introduction The media of the world may be facing a crisis more serious than a media economy in free fall, a crisis involving the foundations itself: Trust.… Continue reading Fake News, Propaganda and Influence Operations – A Guide To Journalism In A New, And More Chaotic, Media Environment

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Amid rise of ‘fake news,’ authorities should ensure truthful info reaches public – UN, regional experts


If anyone was not sure the United States has a mandate to counter propaganda and fake news, this is it.  Without naming Russia specifically, this is a censure of their disinformation activities and should provide the United States the mandate countering propaganda and disinformation.  This is applicable to China, Iran, and others who generate propaganda,… Continue reading Amid rise of ‘fake news,’ authorities should ensure truthful info reaches public – UN, regional experts

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Death of truth: when propaganda and ‘alternative facts’ first gripped the world


History stopped in 1936 – after that, there was only propaganda. So said George Orwell of an era when the multiple miseries of the Great Depression were compounded by the ruthless media strategies of Hitler and Stalin Piers Brendon Saturday 11 March 2017 06.00 EST Truth was the first casualty of the Great Depression. Reflecting the… Continue reading Death of truth: when propaganda and ‘alternative facts’ first gripped the world

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Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail


This ‘Western fake exposure’ site is in English, so the West is the target.   Notice the addressee list, the Russian MFA is obviously feeling some pain:  EU Mythbusters, Stop Fake, Yevhen Fedchenko, Лапшеснималочная, BellingCat, The Guardian, Shaun Walker, The Telegraph, and Roland Oliphant. All notable Russian propaganda exposers.    It was deployed by the Russian Foreign… Continue reading Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail

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The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All


The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. So Sergei Lavrov wants a new world order. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference this weekend, the Russian Foreign Minister called for a “post-West” international order in which “each country is defined by its sovereignty.” Each country, that is, except for… Continue reading The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All