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Ppira: Women’s Bodies as Bait in Propaganda War Between Two Koreas


Published on July 20, 2017  by Jieun Choi A woman with curled up hair and enamel white pumps flashes her legs in an archetypal Marilyn Monroe posture — wind blows from below, ballooning up her flowing dress, which she pushes down just before revealing too much. “WHO’S STOPPING YOU?” “IF YOU RUN, IT TAKES JUST FIVE MINUTES!”… Continue reading Ppira: Women’s Bodies as Bait in Propaganda War Between Two Koreas

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‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories


  By Paul Goble 2017/07/16 The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way to mark those which can’t be discussed in detail but which are… Continue reading ‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

China, Russia to further strengthen media cooperation


Before anybody panics, the source of the news report is People’s Daily Online, not exactly a hardcore propaganda outlet.  On the other hand, China prefers its official propaganda to be much more subtle than does Russia. Yes, both TASS and the People’s Daily Online are state owned and both tend to publish some highly skewed pieces,… Continue reading China, Russia to further strengthen media cooperation

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Venezuela

Venezuelans turn city buses into newsrooms in order to fight disinformation


By Lillian Michel “Good morning. This is the El Bus TV newscast, we’ve come to bring you these headlines.” What sounds like the start of the five o’clock evening news is surprising Venezuelans in the least expected of places — the city bus. El Bus TV is a new initiative launched by a group of journalists,… Continue reading Venezuelans turn city buses into newsrooms in order to fight disinformation

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We desperately need a way to defend against online propaganda


Despite years of fake news online, we still have no idea how to protect against it. ANNALEE NEWITZ – 6/26/2017, 5:17 PM We’ve learned something from the investigation into whether Russia meddled in the US election that has nothing to do with politics. Humans are more vulnerable than ever to propaganda, and we have no clue what… Continue reading We desperately need a way to defend against online propaganda

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Venezuela

Venezuela’s Maduro: Helicopter attacked Supreme Court


This appears to be an attempt for a coup in Venezuela.  Unfortunately the helicopter attack on the Supreme Court complex in Caracas was underwhelming and the masses did not join.  The pilot and his compadres have not been apprehended. This is an indication of growing unrest,  The reason I post is due to the huge… Continue reading Venezuela’s Maduro: Helicopter attacked Supreme Court

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What the Romans did for us: on the age-old art of propaganda


JEMIMAH STEINFELD 16 June 2017 People see propaganda as a modern problem – manipulation by mass media. But the story is far older, and the tactics are timeless. While the game has moved on, the rules remain the same. The EU’s police agency, Europol, recently revealed evidence that Isis is creating its own social media… Continue reading What the Romans did for us: on the age-old art of propaganda