A quick test: Has Estonia’s reputation suffered?

Do you think that the reputation of Estonia in the Western media has been damaged in recent months? Try evaluating it yourself by giving points on a simple scale to the articles.

The media’s emphasis on ethnicity feeds propaganda

The media still emphasizes people’s nationality or mother tongue without any justifiable cause. Read how Elina Nechayeva’s win was written in the Russian media

Western press front line from Estonia

The editors of Propastop analyze July’s Tomaso Clavarino’s photo reportage, where the author gives the impression that the Baltic nations have child soldiers preparing to attack Russia.

Propaganda in the month of July

Propastop will bring forth the most important subjects from July, which unfortunately did not reach the blog posts, but are still worth mentioning. We will cover the discussion topics “Does Estonia need its own army of elves?” and how president Ilves supports the fight against propaganda. Also, how president Kaljulaid warns us against counter propaganda.

Masha and the bear article stimulated media interest

Propastop gave an overview of the popular cartoon series „Masha and the bear “from a Kremlin propaganda perspective on the 22nd of May. The overview gained much attention in the news and reached the Russian media where it caused a large insurgence of Propaganda type articles.

May, propaganda month

Propastop will launch a new section that will be publishing summaries of topics from the previous month, which did not get more comprehensive postings, but, in the editor’s opinion, deserve to be mentioned.

Masha, Bear, and Propaganda

Lithuanian politician Laurynas Kasčiūnas has stated in his analysis, that „Masha and the Bear” is one tool from Russia’s soft power toolkit. Propastop did some research on what is known about the popular cartoon.

Ida-Viru secret memo: broad consensus in propaganda media

A local newspaper published a government’s security commission memo. The document covered so-called slipping away possibilities of Ida-Viru county.