Propaganda dictionary – dark ad

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

Jessikka Aro „Putin’s trolls: true stories from the frontlines of the Russian information war“

On September 24. Jessikka Aro presented her long awaited book in Helsinki „ Putin’s trolls: true stories from the frontlines of the Russian Information war“.

China’s Social Media platform is influencing the minds of young people

The new Social Media platform TikTok is gaining popularity and users. It has already been accused of ideologically targeting and permitting sexual harassment of minors.

Propastop Library: Gustav Klucis

For the next upcoming weeks, you can still see classical works of the Soviet propaganda artist from Latvia at the Kumu gallery.

Propaganda dictionary – microtargeting

A word that individuals wanting to influence people constantly repeat, even in their dreams is microtargeting.

Propaganda dictionary – troll

The concept of a troll from Scandinavian folklore has taken on a completely new meaning on the internet

Propaganda dictionary – deepfake

What is the last half-year’s trendiest word?

Propaganda dictionary – Social engineering

Social engineering is the term describing a technique that, by exploiting the weaknesses of a person makes them volunteer to do things that would not be done in a normal situation.

Propaganda dictionary – disinformation

The term, has previously been associated with the Soviet Union is now actively used and has become synonymous in the West with the propaganda of the Kremlin.

Propaganda dictionary – counterpropaganda

When speaking about propaganda, the story will include counterpropaganda and its necessity right from the start. There are a number of approaches to counterpropaganda – the narrowest of them considers oppositional or counterpropaganda as a propaganda-responsive activity, always activating after the fact. The more broader approach also includes proactive solutions to counterpropaganda activities, the most important of which is to raise people’s awareness.