On November 22nd, America’s Associated Press (AP) news-agency headlined “IOC call with Chinese tennis star Peng raises more questions” and reported that “Concern grew in the last week for the former No. 1-ranked doubles player — who hadn’t been seen since accusing a senior Chinese official of sexual assault on […]
Tag: Information War
The two greatest video news-reports of the past decade were not telecast on CBS “60 Minutes” or BBC or any other network, but on youtube, posted there by the creator, in each of the two instances astoundingly gifted independent video-journalists, who got virtually everything exactly right, when virtually all of […]
In the global imagination, Facebook would be a responsible social network that allows everyone to connect confidentially while censoring messages contrary to local laws. In practice, it is quite different. Facebook collects information about you for the NSA, censors your opinions and mints its own currency. In a few months, this company has become one of the most influential players in world politics.
The merits are hard to stomach for partisans long jaundiced by presumption and dislike, but the cheer at the deplatforming of Donald Trump by a range of social media platforms said as much about the nature of any sentiment about democracy as it did about those claiming to defend it. […]
This dimension of the German Hybrid War on Russia is interestingly aimed at the German people instead of the Russian ones or those in any of the countries in which these two Great Powers compete. Russia’s Human Rights Council concluded that YouTube’s removal of RT’s German-language channels amounts to censorship […]
President Biden has announced the forthcoming creation of an international organisation of democracies in the face of the rise of authoritarian Russian and Chinese regimes. Contrary to the official rhetoric, this is not about defending democracies, but about promoting US imperialism. This fight is futile because it has chosen the wrong opponent.
The RAND Corporation is setting new records in bias and partiality. The political planners from America are well aware of the need for the timely release of specific information. Good timing is necessary both to influence public opinion and for them to formulate their own strategies, including engaging partners and […]
A strategic information campaign against a particular state usually involves a number of elements and layers. While officials and diplomats gradually increase the aggressiveness of their rhetoric, “independent” media outlets publish a range of articles from life stories to special investigations. They may differ in tone and subject matter, but […]