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How to Get a 146% Election Result


Russian propaganda is often laughable, if it wasn’t so serious.  Even worse, Russian people and Russian trolls believe it and circulate it widely.  </end editorial> 30 January 2019 A new whistleblower has now emerged from inside a Russian state media organisation. This time it is Leonid Krivenkov, a former camera operator on the state TV… Continue reading How to Get a 146% Election Result

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Public Diplomacy

John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review


  Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Their Differences (2008) [Blast from a soon-to-be-disappearing past] [Found on the Web:] Public Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Tailored Review of the Marshall Aid Commemorative Commission:Written statement – HLWS1029 Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Their Differences (2008) [Blast from a soon-to-be-disappearing past] Posted: 05 Nov 2018 02:51 PM PST unc.edu This page is… Continue reading John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review

CounterPropaganda · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

The Use And Abuse Of Information Terms – Solution?


I attended a conference this past week and I realized that the terminology of IO/IW/Propaganda/SC/PD and every other ‘information term’ is being abused. Seriously abused. Some of the terms receiving serious abuse: Information Operations Information Warfare Propaganda Cyberwar/Cyberwarfare Strategic Communications Public Diplomacy Disinformation Misinformation Malinformation It was seriously disconcerting to hear cyber experts stating they… Continue reading The Use And Abuse Of Information Terms – Solution?

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Event: Putin’s Propaganda—Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television


Webcast available Register Please join the Atlantic Council for an event entitled Putin’s Propaganda: Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television, on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Council headquarters (1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, West Tower Elevators, Washington, DC 20005). Putin’s regime has been accused of using politically motivated assassinations as a tool to silence… Continue reading Event: Putin’s Propaganda—Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television

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The Dark Side of War Propaganda


It’s interesting that the term “war propaganda” is used, as if to differentiate from ‘propaganda during peace’.   Surprisingly, there is no reference to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s exhibit on propaganda, which became a traveling show a few years ago.  </end editorial> How is hawkish fanaticism whipped up at home? One exhibition offers insight. By BRADLEY… Continue reading The Dark Side of War Propaganda

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New Russian Fake News Site Pops Up: The NY Evening


The 2018 US midterm election is hereby in session.  More Russian fake news sites are popping up. The quote is fake, it is old (2017 allegations), and let’s take a look at the source. The NY Evening @TheNYevening Bio: Truth, Justice and Wisdom  New York, NY nyeveningnews.com Joined November 2016 The first line, “Truth, Justice and… Continue reading New Russian Fake News Site Pops Up: The NY Evening

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On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”


I just read a moving article.  It was heartfelt, emotionally evocative, and for someone not conversant in Russian Information Warfare, convincing.  I was sent the entire article by a close friend.   This is my review of “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits“.   While the article contains quite a few very good points, to… Continue reading On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”