U.S. and Russia escalate information war

So much has been written in the wake of the U.S. presidential election on the topic of Russian propaganda that it can be hard to keep up, especially given that some of America's most supposedly-reputable news outlets such as the Washington Post have routinely published questionable material on the subject. But a few new developments … Continue reading U.S. and Russia escalate information war

Trump administration to have expanded control over propaganda agencies

A major restructuring is coming to to U.S. propaganda efforts, "and it looks like one that Vladi­mir Putin and Qatar’s emir might well admire," writes the Washington Post's editorial board. A CEO position, to be filled by a presidential appointee, will essentially replace the bipartisan Broadcasting Board of Governors -- effectively consolidating the president's control … Continue reading Trump administration to have expanded control over propaganda agencies