Category Archives: Disinformation

Propaganda and Post-Truth

“The antidote to post-truth is not the verification of facts, this has always been the basis of the work of journalists and historians, it is the restoration of logic. This is why a new form of censorship is needed today. … Continue reading

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On This Day — “Dewey Defeats Truman” (November 2 1948) [2019]

“Truman and his running mate, Senator Alben Barkley of Kentucky, pulled off their shocking victory. Truman’s underdog ticket racked up 303 electoral votes and 49.6 percent of the popular vote to Dewey’s 189 electoral votes and 45.1 percent of the … Continue reading

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On This Day — Korean Airliner Flight 007 Shot Down (September 1 1983) [2019]

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” US … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The Washington Post Rewrites History [Lockerbie]

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post (April 7 2017) “The result is post-truth discourse. In our new … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The Trump Dossier : Raw Intelligence or Clever Fabrication? — POLL [UPDATE — Chris Steele Gets Cold Feet]

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The Trump Dossier : Raw Intelligence or Clever Fabrication? — POLL

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russiagate : CIA Accusations are Unproven, Dangerous and Beyond Hypocrisy

“Wouldn’t it be a good idea for the CIA to at least have hard evidence before the spy agency precipitated a nuclear war?” Robert Parry “Either we need a new election or hang (former CIA Director John) Brennan for putting … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russia Hacking : The Facts about Obama’s Warning Message to Putin

“International law, including the law for armed conflict, applies to actions in cyberspace. We will hold Russia to those standards.” US Message to Moscow over the Red Phone (October 31 2016) “Moscow’s hacking and dumping of Democratic emails to WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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On This Day — “Dewey Defeats Truman” (November 2 1948)

“Truman and his running mate, Senator Alben Barkley of Kentucky, pulled off their shocking victory. Truman’s underdog ticket racked up 303 electoral votes and 49.6 percent of the popular vote to Dewey’s 189 electoral votes and 45.1 percent of the … Continue reading

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Fake News & Disinformation — A New and Suspicious Definition from the UK Government

“There is a wonderful book that you might read… And the title of it is from a quote from Winston Churchill: ‘In time of war, the truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.’” U.S. … Continue reading

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