CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

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

China · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare

U.S. ambassador accuses China of ‘bullying’ with ‘propaganda ads’


SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 / 8:37 AM Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) – A week after an official Chinese newspaper ran a four-page ad in a U.S. daily touting the mutual benefits of U.S.-China trade, the U.S. ambassador to China accused Beijing of using the American press to spread propaganda. U.S. President Donald Trump last Wednesday referred… Continue reading U.S. ambassador accuses China of ‘bullying’ with ‘propaganda ads’

#RussiaFail · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (34)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russian “covert ops team captured”.  Pssst. *whispering* Russia, covert means nobody knows they’re there and nobody gets caught. The victim survived the attack?  *Facepalm* Incompetence. Team fail. Russia fail.  #7, below, refers to “Ukraine: “We were born in a great hour” – Russia’s Nightmare – To Inform is to… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (34)

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare

The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes


Fake videos are now detectable with new tools devised by the Department of Defense.  </end editorial> Fake video clips made with artificial intelligence can also be spotted using AI—but this may be the beginning of an arms race. by Will Knight August 7, 2018 The first forensics tools for catching revenge porn and fake news created with… Continue reading The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes

China · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare

U.S. Orders Chinese Outlets To Join Foreign-Agents List


Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19, Pg. A6 | Kate O’Keeffe and Aruna Viswanatha The Justice Department ordered two leading Chinese state-run media organizations to register as foreign agents, according to people familiar with the matter, as U.S. officials ramp up efforts to combat foreign influence operations and toughen their stance on a variety of China… Continue reading U.S. Orders Chinese Outlets To Join Foreign-Agents List

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

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

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Helsinki Summit Media (9)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Every once in a while the Russians surprise with a truthful observation – in this case, the admission that Russia and the West  “live in a different reality” i.e. Russia’s alternate reality is a real state of mind in Russia. SECSTATE Pompeo’s Crimea Declaration was needless to… Continue reading Helsinki Summit Media (9)