Russia’s disinformation campaigns: a How-to

  • This is a staggeringly detailed article about Russia’s disinformation campaign in Ukraine. It mirrors their successful pre-2016 presidential election propaganda in the US. Followers of that operation will recognize both technique and specific expressions (e.g., “additional reality” — a term used by Russian officials for fake news eerily similar to the term “alternative facts” used by a trump spokesperson* to defend his false statements)


    According to this article, similar efforts are being made in South America.


    This is a gift article: no paywall.


    https://wapo.st/48fU24g


    *said spokesperson is now a paid FuxNews contributor. ‘Nuff said?