propaganda

Sep
08
Weaning media off its social addiction

Weaning media off its social addiction

4 min read
Nov
21
Isabel Hilton: what the UK can learn from China's Discourse War

Isabel Hilton: what the UK can learn from China's Discourse War

Isabel Hilton's James Cameron memorial lecture at City's journalism department challenged journalists to rise to the challenge of a global information war
9 min read
Feb
26
Russia’s trolling operations are effective, but not sophisticated

Russia’s trolling operations are effective, but not sophisticated

Russia’s Troll Operation Was Not That Sophisticated: The Russians tracked how well what they were posting was connecting with
1 min read
Nov
06
Social platforms: perfect propaganda delivery tools

Social platforms: perfect propaganda delivery tools

This post by JP Rangaswami resonated with me, because it summed up one of the areas digital seems to have
1 min read
Feb
22
Defining the real forms of Fake News

Defining the real forms of Fake News

The lovely, lovely First Draft Coalition has been doing some excellent work in unpicking the roots of the real “Fake
1 min read
Feb
14
Trump administration cosies up to client media

Trump administration cosies up to client media

Ah, Media Twitter is all aflutter with this news from the New York Times: The Gateway Pundit, a provocative conservative
2 min read
Feb
07
How the alt-right media machine stole the "Fake News" tag

How the alt-right media machine stole the "Fake News" tag

This really is a mark of just how efficient and savvy the media machine around Trump is: But though the
1 min read
Dec
06
Fake news is just the tip of the propaganda iceberg

Fake news is just the tip of the propaganda iceberg

Fake news is Facebook’s problem, right? Well, maybe it’s a touch bigger than that. Maybe Google has the
2 min read
Nov
24
ISIS: waging war on social media

ISIS: waging war on social media

Inside the Islamic State propaganda machine: Senior media operatives are treated as “emirs” of equal rank to their military counterparts.
1 min read
Aug
05
Life in the Kremlin's troll farm

Life in the Kremlin's troll farm

Some fascinating reporting on Russia's misinformation operations, and how they aim to influence elections…
1 min read