Thursday, August 18, 2022
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Mainstream news media, the state and censorship: What amounts to undue influence?

An article appeared in early editions of The Times on Saturday 18th June 2022 that alleged that Boris Johnson had attempted to hire Carrie...

Whose Disinformation Is It Anyway? BBC vs Critical Academics

BBC Radio recently broadcast a File on 4 programme called Ukraine: The Disinformation War, promoted with the strapline ‘British academics accused of sharing Russian...

The Atrocity of Western Mainstream Media

My 2017 book, Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis: A Study in Conflict Propaganda (Routledge), chronicles the absurdly one-sided tunnel vision of Western...

Models of War Propaganda and Media

The Study of Propaganda The formal study of propaganda is impregnated with academic discourses from literature (including rhetoric and narrative), linguistics (semiotics), sociolinguistics (discourse), psychology...