How China Used Facebook and Twitter to Bombard Hong Kong With Propaganda
The platforms suspended hundreds of accounts they say were used in a state-run campaign to discredit pro-democracy protests.
WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections
WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
China’s new top app rewards users for consuming Communist Party propaganda
"Study to make China strong" has been downloaded more than 44 million times since launching last month.
Facebook just removed hundreds of fake accounts run by Kremlin news agency Sputnik
“This is the first time we’ve seen this sort of operation run by a state propaganda agency."
The Intertwining Ambiguity and Terror of 'Mandy' and 'Twin Peaks'
In the first edition of our new pop culture podcast, Waypoints, we dig into some of our favorite media old and new.
Are Russian Bots Selling Weaves on Instagram? An Investigation
Even if the accounts are just spam bots, suspicions that they may be political propaganda directed specifically toward Black people are warranted.
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The NSA Just Released 136 Historical Propaganda Posters
In the 1950s and 1960s, the NSA was very worried about employees spilling secrets. Here’s some of the best internal propaganda posters that taught them to keep their mouths shut.
Russian trolls pretended to be ISIS and threatened to kill military wives
By posing as ISIS, Russian trolls generated a TV news cycle and sowed more fear about Islamic terror in the U.S.
Moscow says it too is worried about the spread of fake news
“It’s important to admit we haven’t seen any considerable progress in that area, while the related risks are only getting deeper.”
North and South Koreans are finally getting a break from blaring propaganda
Both sides have been saying all the right things ahead of President Donald Trump's high-stakes meeting with Kim.
U.S. and European cops just torpedoed Islamic State’s online propaganda machine
"We have punched a big hole in the capability of ISIS to spread propaganda online."
South Korea just silenced the speakers broadcasting K-pop over the DMZ
“We hope this decision will lead both Koreas to stop mutual criticism and propaganda against each other."