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February 16th, 2021 11:31
RECOMMENDED READING: “A Muslim Counter-Hegemony?: Turkey’s Soft Power Strategies and Islamophobia”
Two academics have published an article in 2019 about Turkish efforts to use soft power influence over the past decade in order to establish a hegemonic position in the Muslim...
February 8th, 2021 13:24
RECOMMENDED READING: “Chinese and Russian Influence Campaigns Risk Undermining Covid-19 Vaccination Programs”
An Australian think-tank has published a short report on Chinese and Russian influence campaigns aimed at undermining Covid-19 vaccination programs. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute report begins: As the world...
January 27th, 2021 14:24
RECOMMENDED READING: “Chinese Discourse Power- China’s Use of Information Manipulation in Regional and Global Competition”
The Atlantic Council, a U.S. think tank, has published an extensive report on China’s use of information manipulation in regional and global competition report titled “Chinese Discourse Power- China’s Use...
January 16th, 2021 13:48
US State Department Official Says China’s United Front Work Is Part Of “Malign Influence”
David R. Stilwell, the US Department of State Assistant Secretary Bureau Of East Asian And Pacific Affairs, has made remarks at a conference last October explaining how China’s United Front...
January 14th, 2021 14:22
RECOMMENDED READING: “How China Censored Covid-19”
The New York Times and ProPublica have published an extensive investigation into state-sponsored Chinese disinformation efforts centered on the Covid pandemic. As the report explains: China’s curbs on information about the...
January 4th, 2021 14:20
RECOMMENDED READING: “Russia’s Footprint in the Nordic-Baltic Information Environment 2019/2020”
The NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, a NATO-accredited think-tank, has published a comprehensive report titled "Russia's Footprint in the Nordic-Baltic Information Environment 2019/2020." The report begins This is the...
December 13th, 2020 15:05
RECOMMENDED READING: “China’s Sticks and Carrots in Central Europe: The Logic and Power of Chinese Influence”
A Czech think tank has released an outstanding and detailed report on Chine influence efforts directed against four Central European countries. The Asociace Pro Mezinárodní Otázky (Association for International Affairs)...
December 9th, 2020 14:01
RECOMMENDED READING: “Information Overload Helps Fake News Spread, and Social Media Knows It”
Scientific American is reporting how what is described as “information overload” is interacting with social media to spread disinformation. The report describes how this synergy functions by citing a fictional...
November 26th, 2020 14:30
RECOMMENDED READING: “Pro-Kremlin Media On Us Elections: From Amplifying Disinformation To Influencing The Perception Of The Vote”
The EUvsDisinfo project has posted an analysis of pro-Russian media reporting indicating that its claimed US democracy is an illusion, that the election was fraudulent, and thus that the US...
November 11th, 2020 14:09
RECOMMENDED READING:“ The Internet Research Agency: Spreading Disinformation”
The Small Wars Journal has published an excellent overview of the notorious Russian troll farm known as the Internet Research Agency (IRA). The report begins:   The United States is...