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The Worst Thing About Censorship

Misinformation or Public Debate?

Introduction In recent years, there has been an upsurge of concern about online misinformation and disinformation, with efforts to thwart it. In many cases, claims...
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Shifting Standards: Western Media and the Ukrainian ‘Myrotvorets’ Hit List

As war rages, Ukrainian blacklist Myrotvorets, which means “Peacemaker” in Ukrainian, continues to add to its website the names of activists, politicians, journalists, and...

Press or propaganda? How Western-propped media groups drive public opinion, policy, and regime change...

Originally published at almayadeen.net The intelligence community’s “color revolution” playbook is simple: spur protests in foreign countries, make them appear organic and popular, and then...
9/11 Fireman

Eyewitness Evidence of Explosions in the Twin Towers

Editors’ Note Professor Graeme MacQueen was a leading figure for many scholars and journalists seeking to investigate properly the events of 9/11. Graeme represented scholarship...
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Understanding the Iranian Narrative

On 26 June 2022 Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Holy...
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Justin Trudeau and the Politics of the Possible: The Emergencies Act Inquiry in Canada...

Introduction On February 14, 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act in response to protests across Canada. Based on testimony at a public inquiry in...
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Hasbara: ‘Israel’s’ Propaganda Policy

(Originally published at Al Mayadeen.) The Hebrew term hasbara literally means ‘explanation’ and is a euphemism within "Israel" for a formal policy of pro-"Israel" evangelism, apologism, and...
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Threats to Freedom of Expression: Covid-19, the ‘fact checking counter-disinformation industry’, and online harm...

(Also published by PANDA and at PANDA substack) We are living through an era in which freedom of expression is evaporating. Numerous scientists have been...

Deafening Silences: propaganda through censorship, smearing and coercion

(Also published at pandata.org.)Since the start of the COVID event, authorities around the world have sought to implement quite extraordinary policies including the so-called...

Webinar: Propaganda and the ‘9/11 Global War on Terror’

(Originally published by UK Column on October 10, 2021, featuring guest speakers from the Working Group on Propaganda and The 9/11 Global 'War on...