A million flies can’t be wrong

Let us take a closer look at the demagoguery device, whose Latin name is argumentum as populum.

Põlluaasa’s posting caused a storm in the Russian media

Last week, a Facebook posting by the Speaker of Riigikogu (parliament), Henn Põlluaasa, provoked an unusually large response in the Russian media.

Whitelist 2: Quality Russian-language media

We are releasing the second part of an overview of reliable, non-propaganda Russian-language media. Share the list with your Russian- speaking acquaintances!

Information as society’s Achilles heel

Many people have read about Cambridge Analytic, and the related Facebook information downloads, as well as the use of created profiles. However, fewer people are aware what data Facebook finds necessary to collect.

RT Editor-in-Chief: Estonia is the worst place in Europe for Sputnik employees

In early November, the owner of the Sputnik network who is also the chief editor of Russia Today (RT) accused Estonia of systematically bullying Sputnik employees as well as more generally RT workers, adding that for those employees, Estonia is the worst country in Europe to work.

Propaganda dictionary – dark ad

Cambridge Analytica, a micro-targeted and 2016 US presidential campaign, introduced another concept to the public – the dark ad.

USA veterans under attack by the Kremlin

In mid-September, the American Vietnam War Veterans’ Association published a 200-page report from a two-year investigation that exposed Kremlin manipulation in Social Media.

Propaganda in the month of October

In October, Estonian press publications were rather modest in writing about propaganda and information manipulation.

Lithuania’s attitude to propaganda: forcefully against lies

Among the three Baltic States, Lithuania has chosen the most vigorous and direct approach in the fight against propaganda, based on a model of cooperation between state institutions, volunteer information warriors and independent media.