CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

SBU suggests criminal liability for enemy propaganda in Ukraine’s media


This is a noble effort, very necessary, but fraught with many dangers.  First, what is propaganda?  I have had deep, detailed, and sometimes heated discussions with a British expert about the definition of propaganda. Dr. Emma Briant gives perhaps, the best current definition for propaganda in her excellent book “Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism”, but I believe… Continue reading SBU suggests criminal liability for enemy propaganda in Ukraine’s media

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

How Syria and Russia Spun a Chemical Strike


By MALACHY BROWNE, NATALIE RENEAU and MARK SCHEFFLER | Apr. 26, 2017 | 7:09 A New York Times investigation shows how Syria and its main partner, Russia, have distorted the facts surrounding the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun. Source: https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/middleeast/100000005063944/syria-chemical-attack-russia.html 

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

Washington Post Accused Of Peddling Palestinian Propaganda


I must say, if all else, this article makes one wonder at the inherent bias of the Washington Post. I took a look through the stories the blogger mentions and I can understand his perspective. I cannot disagree.  I then reviewed various reports from the Washington Post, through the years, and again, the overall bias… Continue reading Washington Post Accused Of Peddling Palestinian Propaganda

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