Unwitting actors, fake screenshots and more

In its October 2019 report, the Analytic Exchange Project (AEP) calls us – Jane Average and Joe Average Americans – possible unwitting actors in Disinformation (DI) campaigns. With specificity, AEP is describing people who see something on social media and then pass it along on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other accounts. They don’t examineContinue reading “Unwitting actors, fake screenshots and more”

Iran DI & propaganda campaigns

Recent events in in the Middle East serve to illuminate the mendacity behind Iran’s government when it comes to communications. Iran has become adept at both propaganda and DI (disinformation) campaign activities. The propaganda aspect has been on full display over the past two weeks. Some American media outlets have swallowed Iran’s propaganda statements “hook,Continue reading “Iran DI & propaganda campaigns”