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Russia is paranoid about propaganda


Joe Uchill Before the 2016 election, Western nations’ worst cyberattack nightmare involved sabotage of the electric grid. Meanwhile, the top digital fear among Russians was propaganda campaigns, according to Lincoln Pigman, an Oxford postgraduate researcher who studies the history of Moscow’s political posture on cybersecurity. Why it matters: The idea for the online information campaign that… Continue reading Russia is paranoid about propaganda

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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

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It’s Kyiv, Not Kiev


It’s about time.   Note to journalists.   It’s Kyiv, not Kiev It’s #PutinInvadedUkraine, not #CivilWar If you want to perpetuate Russian propaganda, feel free to ignore. If you support Russia invading other sovereign nations, feel free to ignore. If you feel Russia is justified acting belligerently to other nations on strategic, operational, and tactical levels, feel free to… Continue reading It’s Kyiv, Not Kiev

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Walmart, Amazon, E-Bay Must End Sales Of All Items That Glorify Soviet Repression And Terror


SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Toronto– The Central and Eastern European Council in Canada, representing the interests of nearly 4 million  Canadians of Central and Eastern Euopean heritage, demands that Walmart, Amazon and eBay, immediately cease all sales of items on their online stores that glorify The Soviet Union, Soviet repression, Josef Stalin and the institutions used… Continue reading Walmart, Amazon, E-Bay Must End Sales Of All Items That Glorify Soviet Repression And Terror

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – 24 June 2017


The Four Freedoms Flag Here’s the inside story on the most famous flag you’ve never heard of This is a compilation of news, articles, essays, and reports on strategic communications, Public Diplomacy, public affairs, U.S. government international broadcasting, and information operations.  The editorial intent is to: share with busy practitioners the academic and policy ferment… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – 24 June 2017

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Information Wars: A Window into the Alternative Media Ecosystem


Here is some light weekend reading! ht to Chris Nethery for the introduction! </end editorial> Kate Starbird Asst. Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at UW. Researcher of crisis informatics and online rumors. Aging athlete. Army brat. Mar 14 Information Wars: A Window into the Alternative Media Ecosystem Conspiracy Theories, Muddled Thinking, and Political Disinformation Background:… Continue reading Information Wars: A Window into the Alternative Media Ecosystem

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Atlantic Council Report Exposes Russia’s Lies in Aleppo


FEBRUARY 14, 2017 BY RACHEL ANSLEY A new Atlantic Council report—Breaking Aleppo—uses satellite images, TV footage, social media, and security camera videos to debunk Russia’s claims that no civilians were killed in its airstrikes on the city of Aleppo in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. “In an era where we’re facing a mixture… Continue reading Atlantic Council Report Exposes Russia’s Lies in Aleppo