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Russian War Story Proven to be a Fabrication


George Winston War propaganda is rampant wherein the popular imagination is considered, and at least for western audiences, it really is only in recent years that war has been portrayed either negatively or realistically, including casualties, loss and the true drama of conflict. While most movies may flub a detail or two for the sake… Continue reading Russian War Story Proven to be a Fabrication

China · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

Patriotic Propaganda In China?


Running a marathon is difficult enough, but being handed a wet flag during the final leg may have caused a Chinese racer to lose the lead.  He Yinli is being both chastised and supported, in that she was closing in on the lead runner when she was handed the Chinese national flag. She wound up… Continue reading Patriotic Propaganda In China?

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia · Ukraine

Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (49)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Zakharova’s peculiar comments on invading Ukraine attracting some attention, even though she attempted to later backtrack. The Vozhd makes many pronouncements at the G-20 on Ukraine, admitting Russia is at war with Ukraine, and saying it will not end until Ukraine has a Russia-friendly government, which of… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (49)

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Russia’s RIA Novosti Desperately Publishes Really Bad Propaganda Piece Targeting UK and Browder


In one of the most egregious examples of fabricated propaganda, state-sponsored and state-controlled RIA Novosti published an over-the-top smear piece targeting the UK and Bill Browder.  Why do I say it’s propaganda?   The article contains no documentation. No proof. No evidence. No citations. No links. Zero. Zip. Nada. No corroboration. No verification. Numerous references to… Continue reading Russia’s RIA Novosti Desperately Publishes Really Bad Propaganda Piece Targeting UK and Browder

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Public Diplomacy

John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review


  Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Their Differences (2008) [Blast from a soon-to-be-disappearing past] [Found on the Web:] Public Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Tailored Review of the Marshall Aid Commemorative Commission:Written statement – HLWS1029 Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Their Differences (2008) [Blast from a soon-to-be-disappearing past] Posted: 05 Nov 2018 02:51 PM PST unc.edu This page is… Continue reading John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review

CounterPropaganda · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

The Use And Abuse Of Information Terms – Solution?


I attended a conference this past week and I realized that the terminology of IO/IW/Propaganda/SC/PD and every other ‘information term’ is being abused. Seriously abused. Some of the terms receiving serious abuse: Information Operations Information Warfare Propaganda Cyberwar/Cyberwarfare Strategic Communications Public Diplomacy Disinformation Misinformation Malinformation It was seriously disconcerting to hear cyber experts stating they… Continue reading The Use And Abuse Of Information Terms – Solution?

CounterPropaganda · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

InfoWarCon Is This Week, 1 to 3 Nov in Leesburg VA


InfowarCon is a simply amazing event. Experts from any and all disciplines having to do with information warfare, writ large, gather, speak, and mingle.  Meeting the founder of InfowarCon, Winn Schwartau, is worth the trip alone. His mind is a Category 6 hurricane of expertise, knowledge, experience, and ideas – he’s a force of nature.… Continue reading InfoWarCon Is This Week, 1 to 3 Nov in Leesburg VA