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North Korea’s bold wave of propaganda art – in pictures


The searing propaganda is aimed to embolden the country and urge its people to resist US imperialism – with an arsenal of missiles eyed as the ultimate threat Arnel Hecimovic Sunday 20 August 2017 16.11 EDTLast modified on Sunday 20 August 2017 16.13 EDT A propaganda poster with loaded imagery reads, ‘Our answer!’ A North Korean propaganda poster declares, ‘Kick… Continue reading North Korea’s bold wave of propaganda art – in pictures

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Ppira: Women’s Bodies as Bait in Propaganda War Between Two Koreas


Published on July 20, 2017  by Jieun Choi A woman with curled up hair and enamel white pumps flashes her legs in an archetypal Marilyn Monroe posture — wind blows from below, ballooning up her flowing dress, which she pushes down just before revealing too much. “WHO’S STOPPING YOU?” “IF YOU RUN, IT TAKES JUST FIVE MINUTES!”… Continue reading Ppira: Women’s Bodies as Bait in Propaganda War Between Two Koreas

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

China, Russia to further strengthen media cooperation


Before anybody panics, the source of the news report is People’s Daily Online, not exactly a hardcore propaganda outlet.  On the other hand, China prefers its official propaganda to be much more subtle than does Russia. Yes, both TASS and the People’s Daily Online are state owned and both tend to publish some highly skewed pieces,… Continue reading China, Russia to further strengthen media cooperation

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Advanced Guide on Verifying Video Content


http://www.stopfake.org/en/advanced-guide-on-verifying-video-content/ July 01, 2017 – 14:29  By Aric Toler, Bellingcat One of the most common issues for researchers and journalists is verifying user-generated video content, most often found on social networks and file sharing platforms, such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and so on. There is no silver bullet to verify every video, and it may be… Continue reading Advanced Guide on Verifying Video Content

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Pro-Putin bots are dominating Russian political talk on Twitter


By Andrew Roth June 20 MOSCOW — Bots airing pro-Kremlin views have flooded the Russian-language portion of the social media platform Twitter, in what researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute say is an effort to scuttle political discussion and opposition coordination in Russia. In a new study of “political bots” on the social media platform, the sheer scale… Continue reading Pro-Putin bots are dominating Russian political talk on Twitter

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Venezuela

Venezuelans turn city buses into newsrooms in order to fight disinformation


By Lillian Michel “Good morning. This is the El Bus TV newscast, we’ve come to bring you these headlines.” What sounds like the start of the five o’clock evening news is surprising Venezuelans in the least expected of places — the city bus. El Bus TV is a new initiative launched by a group of journalists,… Continue reading Venezuelans turn city buses into newsrooms in order to fight disinformation

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Venezuela’s Maduro: Helicopter attacked Supreme Court


This appears to be an attempt for a coup in Venezuela.  Unfortunately the helicopter attack on the Supreme Court complex in Caracas was underwhelming and the masses did not join.  The pilot and his compadres have not been apprehended. This is an indication of growing unrest,  The reason I post is due to the huge… Continue reading Venezuela’s Maduro: Helicopter attacked Supreme Court