Propaganda

How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars


For your edification and, perhaps, discussion. I definitely do not subscribe to the author’s perspective on some issues.  I also believe some people put too much faith into nit-noid meaningless details.  </end editorial> Ben Hersh design @ medium May 22 Pay attention: Typography isn’t just catchy visuals. It can also be dangerous. Typography is undergoing… Continue reading How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Turkey

Ankara Summons U.S. Ambassador In Dispute Over Washington Brawl


Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador on May 22 to protest what it called the “aggressive and unprofessional actions” of U.S. authorities against the bodyguards of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to Washington last week. The move prompted a rebuke from the U.S. State Department, which said the conduct of the Turkish security personnel… Continue reading Ankara Summons U.S. Ambassador In Dispute Over Washington Brawl

China · CounterPropaganda · Propaganda

Chinese Defence Ministry’s Propaganda Fail Turnaround


A very unusual set of stories out of China.  The first story is at the bottom, the “PR Save” story is on top. A failed photoshop showing China’s first domestically made aircraft carrier, the Liaoning was also accompanied by land-based China J-15 planes, Russian F-35 fighters, and American amphibious ships.  The South China Morning Post… Continue reading Chinese Defence Ministry’s Propaganda Fail Turnaround

#RussiaLies · France · Information Warfare · Propaganda

Russia-linked fake news floods French social media


Remember all those Congressional hearings about Russian propaganda, disinformation, fake news?  Not so much now, eh?  That is because Russia has shifted its main effort towards France.  Russia has lifted and shifted fire, to France and they’re starting in Germany.  They are flooding France’s social media.  They’re still targeting the US, but with less spectacular and… Continue reading Russia-linked fake news floods French social media

CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Event: NATO in the Disinformation Age: Understanding the Threat


12 April 2017 NATO in the Disinformation Age: Understanding the Threat A Seminar with the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and the NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence. Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ***Location: Park Inn by Radisson Riga Valdemara, 1 Krogus Street, Riga, LV-1048, Latvia***   In today’s information… Continue reading Event: NATO in the Disinformation Age: Understanding the Threat

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Fakes, Bots, and Blockings in Armenia by Russia


April 02, 2017 – 16:37 Context A snapshot of online manipulation on the eve of a parliamentary vote Source: Twitter. Accounts posting the same wording and image ahead of the Armenian election Armenians go to the polls on April 2 for the first election under a new law which marks the transition towards a parliamentary… Continue reading Fakes, Bots, and Blockings in Armenia by Russia