Teaching Disinformation

GRAPEVINE, TEX. — This is best done in a high school environment under a module on Media Literacy. If in college, examples and online quizzes should be the entry point for students to better understand the problem of Disinformation and its many ills and variants (Information Operations, Fake News, polarization), etc. If you want toContinue reading “Teaching Disinformation”

WAR: Russia against democracy

PART ONE OF TWO PARTS Democracy doesn’t work in the 21st century. That’s the overriding message which the world’s two most powerful dictators, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, are blasting out at a still largely unsuspecting world. But it’s not merely a theme, it’s a practice. Utilizing divisive disinformation campaigns, merged with coercion, economic power,Continue reading “WAR: Russia against democracy”

China vs. the Truth, Part II

Media Warfare & the Coronavirus There will be much cause for happiness next month when China ushers in the Year of the Ox at its Spring Festival/New Year celebration. China reported a record trade surplus of US $75 billion in November, fueled by a 21 percent surge in exports compared with the same period lastContinue reading “China vs. the Truth, Part II”


PART ONE: A brief analysis of the People’s Republic of China’s Three Warfares, and how it conducts disinformation (DI) campaigns and media warfare Lost amid endless speculation in social media about the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a simple reality: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which runs the government of the People’s Republic ofContinue reading “CHINA vs. THE TRUTH”


Back in February 24, in this blog, I warned about Covid-19 and disinformation. This was around the time when the World Health Organization identified misinformation and falsehoods being circulated about Covid-19 as an “infodemic.” As this pandemic raged, we witnessed simultaneous ruses in the form of many different disinformation campaigns aimed at the general public.Continue reading “VACCINATION Q & A”

So how did we get here?

How disinformation, Big Tech and politics have created such divisiveness in the U.S

Staying safe, ensuring journalists cover the facts

Protecting ourselves while working at home, and resources for journalists covering the Coronavirus pandemic