Canada will provide Ukraine with about two and a half million dollars for the fight against Russian propaganda during the elections. These funds will become part of the 24 million package of aid that the Canadians promised earlier. Ukrinform reports. “The Russian hybrid war in Ukraine includes the activities of disinformation, designed to influence the… Continue reading Canada Will Provide Ukraine Millions Of Dollars To Fight Propaganda
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?
I hope that someone from the US is involved in this tabletop exercise, specifically from the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication’s (DNSA/SC) staff. It is their job to coordinate these efforts on behalf of the United States as well as building a better network of experts in this field. I also hope the… Continue reading Finland and Sweden explore ways to deal with emerging threats in the information environment
The BBC just published an article which contains quite a few examples of Russian argumentative techniques, propaganda ploys, and disinformation. In “Ukraine-Russia sea clash staged, says Putin“, even the headline shows Putin shifting the blame to an alleged Ukraine planned and executed operation. “Blameshifting” appears to be Russia’s best weapon in the war of words… Continue reading How Russian Propaganda Works WRT Ukraine Kerch Straits
If you follow the news, you might have seen a reference to two Tweets by US President Donald Trump about a “Worldwide Network”. I have read a whole stack of interpretations, mostly damning, by the media. The worst version, by far, is that President Trump wants to establish his own version of RT. At no… Continue reading What Of This “Worldwide Network”? It’s Called The Vastly Underfunded USAGM
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
November 9, 2018 This paper is based upon Ukraine’s experience of facing Russian information warfare, placed into a global context. For the international audience, this document may be useful because it explains how Ukrainian experts have come up with solutions to problems which Ukraine began to face earlier than many other countries in the world… Continue reading Taming the Hydra: How to Resist Kremlin’s Information Aggression?