Disinformation

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Culture Inc.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression
Schiller, Herbert I.
Book
1989
Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly ...
The Demonology School of Journalism: Putin and the press
Petras, James
Article
2015
The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every ...
Hannah Arendt Explains How Propaganda Uses Lies to Erode All Truth and Morality: Insights from The Origins of Totalitarianism
Kakutani, Michiko
Article
2017
Observations on Hannah Arendt's 1951 book "Origins of Totalitarianism" on the nature of Totalitarianism and the role of propaganda in its rise and support within societies.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016: Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Western Propaganda: So Simple But So Effective
Vltchek, Andre
Article
2016
Western propaganda is actually a perfect apparatus! It is effective and it is almost fully 'bulletproof'. It 'works'!

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Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...

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The American right is trapped in a hyperbolic and dysfunctional world
To have credibility within the Republican party is to have none outside it.
Younge, Gary
2011
On the Republican primary race and the problem of credibility that socially conservative candidates who mobilize the Republican base will face in a general election regarding their appeal to centrist ...
Black propaganda
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Black propaganda is false information and material that purports to be from a source on one side of a conflict, but is actually from the opposing side.
Palestinian civil society condemns Canadian government disinformation and repression against boycott movement
Sources News Release
2015
Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society organisations that leads the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has condemned the Canadian g...
Spin (public relations)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
In public relations, spin is a form of propaganda, achieved through providing an interpretation of an event or campaign to persuade public opinion in favor or against a certain organization or public ...