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"You can say anything you want during a debate, and 80 million people hear it." If "anything" turns out to be false and journalists correct it, "So what. Maybe 200 people read it, or 2,000 or 20,000."
Peter Teeley, press secretary to then Vice President George H.W. Bush. Teeley was responding to complaints that the elder Bush, during a televised debate, had grossly distorted the words of his and Ronald Reagan's opponents, the Democratic candidates Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro.
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racists deliver hate propaganda to Columbus neighborhoods .... She called it a "covert way to express propaganda." "I love the mints. That was such a nice touch," she said sarcastically. White said she asked people on the Clintonville Discussion Forum facebook page whether anyone else had received ...
THE answer to claims that business is evil is not to claim, absurdly, that business is wonderful. The unrelenting barrage of criticism against white monopoly capital is getting to someone. If nothing else, it is creating work for consultants to fight off the other side's consultants. Business Leadership SA (BLSA) ...

police say they are investigating several incidents where fliers with propaganda were posted by individuals claiming to be KKK members in Leesburg, Virginia. According to the Leesburg police Department, the fliers were posted throughout the NE quadrant and were first reported around 10 p.m. on Friday in the 700 block ...
Thanks to the Palestinian led BDS (boycott, Divestments, Sanctions) movement, young minds everywhere will be exposed to questionable propaganda whose goal is to portray Israel in a negative light. The BDS movement claims to be an inclusive, anti-racist, human rights movement. The problem is that ...
propaganda is a tricky business and people on all sides of the issues are slinging it around. Many of these people are well meaning, and some are clearly not. Some news outlets are so sure they are being righteous and truthful, and so afraid the general population will be misled, they take the responsibility ...
Candidate of the All progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in the Anambra Central senatorial rerun, Chief Victor Umeh has attributed the apathy that trailed the election to the propaganda unleashed by the opposition. Umeh who voted at his Aguluzoigbo ward 1 polling unit at exactly 11:40am expressed ...

Moldova's pro-EU government has banned Russian news broadcasts in the country--a move strongly criticised by Moscow. Supporters of the bill--signed into law by the president of Moldova's parliament--say it will reduce "propaganda" from pro-Russian media outlets. Moscow slammed what it called an "anti-Russian ...
Chisinau -- The speaker of Moldova's parliament, Andrian Candu, has signed legislation appointing seven new government ministers along with a law that bans Russian "media propaganda." The signings on January 10 took place after Moldova's Constitutional Court suspended pro-Russia President Igor ...
If the period portrayed in the film Darkest Hour is the founding myth of the modern British state, it also provides a kind of mythic justification for the BBC - for pretty much everything. And we can listen to the BBC's Ed Stourton weaving it again on Radio 4 this week's Book of the Week, his own Auntie's war.
Islamabad: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday threatened to reveal what has been happening in Islamabad for the past four years if "they" do not stop their "propaganda", hinting that his party had concerns over sidelining of the electoral process allegedly by certain forces. Addressing a ...
North Korea's calendars have historically featured heavy propaganda idolizing the Kim family leadership. However, more recent editions are showing signs of moderation, with less emphasis on the regime. In the country's 2018 calendars (recently obtained by Daily NK), the images focus on landscapes ...
While I generally believe that everyone should have the right to eat according to their personal beliefs and preferences, I don't think that makes it okay to cloud important issues with propaganda based on such beliefs, which is what Dave Osborn's opinion piece "Food as medicine for us and the planet" did ...
Skip Hartzell (Dec. 26 letter) calls out the "breathtaking dishonesty" of Fox News, noting it's a propaganda network that weakens "essential institutions and (misinforms) the American people." Andrew Pastewski (Dec. 24 letter) is alarmed by "organized opinion manipulation and disinformation." We all should ...
I have to respond to Lou Ouellette's recent letter. Lou, I am happy to know that you, your children, and your middle class friends all make more than $75,000 a year. Because if you do, you did indeed receive a Trump tax cut for Christmas. But if, as I suspect, many of you make less than $75,000, then you all ...
To the outside world, North Korean propaganda posters are notorious for their militaristic and anti-American messages. Recent topics include Donald Trump being attacked with an axe and missiles pointing at Capitol Hill. But one former Pyongyang resident is hoping that her sizable Korean poster ...
Russian state-owned news network RT is pushing back against U.S. accusations of being "Russian propaganda" following reports that Moscow employed state-run media to influence the U.S. 2016 presidential election. RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan told NBC News that she is "very saddened by ...
Ahed Tamimi being escorted into a military courtroom in Ramallah on Thursday. She has been held up by Palestinians and other supporters as a brave opponent of Israel's occupation of the West Bank.PHOTO: Reuters. Published. Dec 30, 2017, 5:00 am SGT. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print ...

In this episode, we meet Sam Woolley, director of the Digital intelligence Lab at the Institute for the Future, to dig deeper into the topic of troll farms, political disinformation and the use of social media bots to create what Sam calls 'Computational propaganda'. What happens when the ability to create ...
The entire Saudi-US effort in this regard was little more than a not-so-sophisticated propaganda exercise designed to bolster the Trump Administration's efforts to cobble together some sort of international consensus on doing away with the Iranian nuclear agreement. To this end, the Saudis and their ...
Did you get duped by Russia? Now there's a tool that will let you know. facebook released a new tool Friday that lets users check whether they fell for propaganda accounts or pages linked to Russia's attempts to undermine the 2016 election through its "Internet Research Agency." In addition, the tool also ...
The revelations come at a particularly fraught moment for tech giants such as facebook and twitter, which are already under scrutiny for facilitating Russia-backed propaganda in the run up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. That trend particularly applies to terrorist operations in conflict zones such as ...
These baseless, partisan assaults on law enforcement are just a slice of the biggest unresolved problem in American politics -- the power of propaganda. Trust in American democracy as a "shining city upon a hill" for all freedom loving people, to quote President Reagan, is being unraveled by partisan ...
Americans have preconceptions of what North Korea is like -- militant, reclusive, and oppressive. But we don't really understand what North Korea's vision of America is. How do they view our government, our policies, and our history? One way to answer this lies in the propaganda that shapes public ...
facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg must have only reluctantly offered up his company's Christmas gift to users in the US and UK. Very quietly, on Dec. 22, the Friday before Christmas, Facebook rolled out a tool for users to check their engagement with Russian propaganda. It appeared on the site with no ...
Abuja -- progressives Congress and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to engage the opposition in a more constructive manner so as avoid unnecessarily heat up the polity. In a statement issued on Tuesday by the National Chairman of the UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, the party ...
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has stated that it is "sheer Propaganda" for the New Patriotic Party(NPP) to accuse the National Democratic Congress(NDC) of "borrowing recklessly" when in actual fact, the governing NPP intends to use funds reserved by the NDC to implement its ...
The shocking image was released as fanatics pledged to carry out lone wolf attacks on US soil in terrifying Propaganda pamphlets circulating online. The Trump picture is accompanied with the chilling words: "O Jews and worshippers of the Cross. We swear to break your necks and shed your blood in ...
Ullah did not specifically say why he chose Times Square but indicated to authorities that ISIS and al-Qaeda Propaganda mentioned Times Square as a possible venue for an attack. Ullah said he read al-Qaeda's online magazine "Inspire" and used instructions from the internet to build the explosive.
These baseless, partisan assaults on law enforcement are just a slice of the biggest unresolved problem in American politics -- the power of Propaganda. Trust in American democracy as a "shining city upon a hill" for all freedom loving people, to quote President Reagan, is being unraveled by partisan ...
China's Communist Party is trying to do a better job of engaging younger generations through slick Propaganda efforts like rap songs and comics. Now, it wants to liven up your chats with communist stickers. Yesterday (Dec. 3), the party's top discipline watchdog published a set of stickers free to download ...
Since facebook disclosed that at least 150 million Americans were exposed to Russian propaganda on its platform in the run-up to the 2016 ...
Russian propaganda is getting stronger. This stems from a detailed analysis of so-called alternative websites in the Visegrad Group countries ...
South Korea is bombarding North Korean troops stationed in the Demilitarised Zone with news about a compatriot who defected across the ...
... even in the FAQ, but we did try to make sure we addressed some of the most important points that the Heartland Institute was making in their Propaganda.".
"At the foundation of IS recruitment propaganda is not so much the promise to be a Hollywood-esque hero, but a religious hero. There is a big ...
Pope Francis on Friday said people spreading anti-migrants Propaganda "are sowing violence, racial discrimination and xenophobia" and ...
WordPress.com has hosted hundreds of links to extremist videos, as well as Propaganda pages from the Taliban, al-Qaeda and the Islamic ...
twitter has suspended 45 additional suspected propaganda accounts that were flagged to the company by Buzzfeed News on Tuesday.
10 on the charge of "spreading Propaganda," her husband Richard ... team" who used to promote Propaganda to "damage Iran's national ...
The Islamic State's online Propaganda channels went mysteriously quiet for more than a full day between Wednesday and Thursday, in what ...
facebook has developed a new tool that it says will allow users to see if they liked or followed accounts and content linked to a Russian ...
The US anti-propaganda effort extends beyond just the GEC; other corridors of the State Department and the Department of Defense monitor ...
Given the numerous and frequent ways in which President Donald Trump runs over political norms and traditions, it becomes easy to forget ...
Today we are subjected to almost total, unrelenting media and government propaganda. Depending on their political leanings, people direct ...
As authorities named Devin Patrick Kelley as the shooter in a horrifying massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas which resulted in at least 26 ...
Ndi Anambra have had enough of the sorry story of incompetence in governance and will not hold the lies and propaganda that have become ...
"It is particularly troubling and puzzling that she would seemingly buy into false Russian-fueled propaganda, spread by both the Russians and ...
I am dismayed at how commentators, news reporters and politicians use the word "inspired" when referencing why a terrorist committed a ...
Despite facebook's claims otherwise, multiple Facebook pages tied to twitter's Russia-linked accounts remain active. CREDIT: AP/JON ...
The Russian Revolution was a time of great upheaval but also great creativity. As events take place to mark the 100th anniversary of the ...


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