propaganda


The fake news that sealed the fate of Antony and Cleopatra

Eve MacDonald | 16 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ancient Rome, fake news, propaganda
The scandal of the century sank Antony's hopes of becoming ruler of the Roman world -- but it probably wasn't true.


Why are US spooks so afraid of RT?

Michael Cook | 10 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: media, propaganda, RT, Russia
It is the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet, say intelligence officials. So what?


How the assisted suicide lobby won in California

Michael Cook | 14 October 2015 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Brittany Maynard, California, Compassion & Choices, media spin, propaganda


The perils of political propaganda: mass hysteria over Indiana

Randall Smith | 10 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: propaganda, Religious Freedom Restoration Act
It's fine to disagree with a religious freedom law, but mob rule threatens everyone.


The Internet can help the grass roots grow—or lay down astroturf

Denyse O'Leary | 8 Mar 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: new media, propaganda, sex education, Wikipedia


Terrorism as theatre

Robert Kaplan | 09 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, propaganda, social media, terrorism
Technology, which Silicon Valley claim has liberated us, has also brought us back to the worst sorts of barbarism


Stretching the truth past the breaking point

Tim Wallace | 18 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, media, media ethics, propaganda
The barbarism of the Islamic State is real enough, so why fabricate atrocities?


Is Edward Snowden an enemy of the people?

Randal Marlin | 04 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Edward Snowden, propaganda, social media
Official propaganda is alive and well and busy intimidating truth-tellers, says an expert on the subject.


The Propoganda Changes; the Coercion Remains

Marcus Roberts | 29 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, China, one-child policy, propaganda
The Chinese Government tries to soften the propoganda around its one child policy.


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