Attention! Provocative fake news is circulating in Narva

A staged fake news story about an activist attacked in Lasnamäe was published in the environment of Vkontakte.

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.

Estonian Information Board about propaganda

Estonian Information Board is a governmental organisation that deals with intelligence. In February they published their second annual review, which gives an overview of Estonia’s external threats.

Code of conduct when communicating with a propaganda channel

Propastop provides few tips when one must give an interview to a propaganda channel. These apply similarly to everyone, including politicians and officials.