Published on January 12, 2017 J Michael Waller Editorial Board Member at NATO Defence Strategic Communications Journal President-elect Trump should up the ante on calls to investigate allegations of Russian subversion of the 2016 elections, and instruct the intelligence community to produce annual NIEs on all foreign subversion of American policies and institutions. He should… Continue reading US should investigate ALL foreign subversion of our democracy
By Amanda Erickson January 12 at 5:38 PM When Russia Today’s top editor read the newly released report from the director of national intelligence on Russia’s hack of the U.S. election, she had just one thought: “You’re kidding, right?” Они же шутят, да? — Маргарита Симоньян (@M_Simonyan) January 6, 2017 The Kremlin-funded news outlet plays a starring… Continue reading If Russia Today is Moscow’s propaganda arm, it’s not very good at its job
I noticed GlobalResearch is at the center of spreading this fake information. </end editorial> How a network of conspiracy sites spread a fake story about US reinforcements in Europe On January 4, a little-known news site based in Donetsk, Ukraine published an article claiming that the United States was sending 3,600 tanks to Europe as part… Continue reading Three thousand fake tanks
I have held off on a much overdue proposed new definition for the word propaganda, but it looks like I need to accelerate that discussion. Stay tuned. </end editorial> In Russia, the P-Word Is No Longer Adequate, Clearly. Consider These Three Options for What Should Succeed It. Speaking as a philologist — while the profession… Continue reading What is it called when you go past “propaganda”?
This is another form of Russian Information Warfare known as lawfare. It uses the courts to ‘validate’ Russian alternate reality. Absolutely nobody believes that the events that unfolded in Donbass were an internally driven coup. Russian mercenaries, supported by GRU special operations and Russian conventional military, staged a coup in Eastern Ukraine. The events were… Continue reading Moscow court recognizes 2014 events in Ukraine as state coup – Official Statement
Obviously this article is from April 2016, and some things have changed, but this article is, for the most part, spot on. There are many good suggestions which should be incorporated into a greater overall strategy and plan. </end editorial> Published on April 24, 2016 Alicia Wanless Strategic Communications for Social Change by La Generalista U.S.… Continue reading So, You Want to Fight Foreign Propaganda? Think Differently.
DECEMBER 15, 2016 BY AMANDA ABRAMS The issue of Russian hacking of American email accounts in order to influence the US presidential election reached new heights this week. President Barack Obama ordered the intelligence community to conduct a full review of Russia’s interference in the elections before he leaves office on January 20, and Senators… Continue reading Russia’s ‘Active Measures’ Are Back with a Vengeance