State Department Considering Public Diplomacy Overhaul
The revamp comes as officials debate how to counter Russian and Chinese influence campaigns.
Jair Bolsonaro’s Model Isn’t Berlusconi. It’s Goebbels.
The far-right Brazilian leader isn’t just another conservative populist. His propaganda campaign has taken a page straight from the Nazi playbook.
The Problem Isn’t Fake News From Russia. It’s Us.
Propaganda has long affected elections around the world because publics have an appetite for it.
Pompeo Eyes Fox News Reporter to Head Counterpropaganda Office
The troubled agency is charged with responding to Russian influence operations.
Back From the Dead: the Bizarre Story of Journalist Arkady Babchenko
By faking a journalist’s death and blaming it on Russia, Ukraine is fighting fire with fire — and setting its own house ablaze.
China’s $6 Billion Propaganda Blitz Is a Snooze
Beijing’s propaganda works at home, but it can't compete globally.
New House Bills Take Aim at Foreign Propaganda
Two new measures try to provide Americans with greater disclosure about foreign influence.
Is China the World Leader in Biomedical Fraud?
Xi Jinping should be promoting evidence-based medicine, not quackery.
A London Television Station Has Convinced Iran the Shah Was Great
Why are young Iranians demanding the return of the Pahlavi dynasty? Media-savvy exiles in Europe.
DNC Subpoenaed in ‘Dossier’ Lawsuit
Media organization being sued by Russian billionaire tries a new tactic.
Twitter Suspended Far Fewer Terrorist Accounts in First Half of 2017
The number is declining because policing efforts are improving, company says.
Fox News Has Completed Its Transformation Into Trump TV
Who needs state-owned propaganda when the president has friends like these?
Why Is Finland Able to Fend Off Putin’s Information War?
Helsinki has emerged as a resilient front against Kremlin spin. But can its successes be translated to the rest of Europe?
‘Please Not the Horror-Clown!’: How the Foreign Press Is Covering Election Day
The foreign press is covering Election Day like the end of days.
The Case for Outcast Media
In authoritarian states, foreign-based media can be the best source of reliable information — as one exiled Azerbaijan news outlet proves.
New Evidence Strengthens Guccifer 2.0’s Russian Connections
Researchers poke yet another hole in Moscow's disinformation campaign.
Moscow Brings Its Propaganda War to the United States
From Ukraine to Germany, Russia has been meddling with elections for years. Now it’s trying to destroy Hillary.
Suppressing Extremist Speech: There’s an Algorithm for That!
A GOP operative and an academic are teaming up to go after the Islamic State online, but Silicon Valley isn’t buying it.
Why Europe Is Right to Fear Putin’s Useful Idiots
The Kremlin’s support for right-wing parties is no game. It’s trying to subvert the European idea.