Monday, June 24, 2024
Lügenpresse

How “Censorship” Became “The Fight Against Disinformation” in Germany: A Story in Six Steps

Step 1: 2014 – Ukraine After the coup in Kiev in 2014, the media across the spectrum — from right to left — started reporting...
Ouroboros and Disinformation

The Real Problem of Disinformation

According to the UK Government, which has set up a dedicated Counter-Disinformation Unit, there is a ‘danger that hostile actors use online disinformation to undermine our...

Visualizing Power in a Post-Kitsch World

The term 'kitsch' describes that element of 'poor taste' often seen in chintzy, factory-made objects intended to stir strong emotions in consumers who experience...
Freedom Convoy 2022 Ottawa

Freedom Convoy Protesters in Crosshairs of Illiberal Canadian Government

“In a fully developed bureaucracy there is nobody left with whom one can argue, to whom one can represent grievances, on whom the pressures...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

Published simultaneously with The International Center for 9/11 Justice A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls of academia...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Propaganda, External Actors, and the South African Elections

In the wake of the International Court of Justice's ruling that there is a plausibility of genocide being committed by Israel in Gaza, it...
Defibrilator Paddles

Resuscitating the Comatose: The Defibrillating Fine Art of John Whitehead

Introduction Michelangelo mastered mannerism, Georges Seurat pointillism, Vincent Van Gogh impressionism, Edvard Munch expressionism, and Pablo Picasso cubism. The multiplicity of movements developed by countless...
Big Brother

The End of Canada: The Shift from Democracy to Totalitarian Behaviour in the ‘Pandemic...

Introduction March 2024 marks the fourth anniversary of one of the most disastrous assaults on human rights in Canadian history. This assault was in synch...
Peaceful Hearts Doctor

Manifesto for Peace Media in the 21st Century

Professors and researchers in the field of communication launch a manifesto calling for the media to serve peace. In the midst of an upsurge of...
Silencing The Academics

Symposium: Silencing the Academics

If COINTELPRO, a government-sponsored program from the 1950s to the 1970s, was meant to “expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit, or otherwise neutralize” alternative perspectives on...