Figure of the Week: 2200

Figure of the Week: 2200

In the past few weeks, thousands of people have lost their jobs in US media. This is bad news for those of us who want to read reliable news at a time when we face a well-resourced, state-coordinated disinformation campaign from Russia.

Crimea: Game Not Over

Crimea: Game Not Over

Five years into the annexation, Crimea is still not “ours,” still not a part of Russia. Insisting on that is to disinform, and repeating the slogan does not make it happen.

Propaganda and Disempowerment

Propaganda and Disempowerment

Mass media are grouped along two major concepts: Media as a Forum or media as a Tribune. This is, of course, a theoretical model to describe two ideal types of relations between the media and its audience. The Forum is a peer-to-peer exchange of ideas; the Tribune – a top-down system to disseminate instructions.

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