SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Neil Steinberg offers some cold comfort: media voices spreading misinformation about COVID vaccinations have clear forebears in the press.
Today's concern with "disinformation" has roots in the postwar advertising industry, but do programs to fight it repeat faulty ideas about information and persuasion that admen created to persuade companies their ads would work?
SOURCE: The MIT Press Reader
Historian Douglas Selvage sheds light on a conspiracy theory that reverberates to this day.
SOURCE: Tom Dispatch
by Arnold R. Isaacs
Facts vs. Falsehoods in the Age of Trump
SOURCE: The Conversation
Lessons from White House disinformation a century ago: ‘It’s dangerous to believe your own propaganda’
by John Maxwell Hamilton andMeghan Menard McCune
One hundred years ago, the U.S. government published documents that fueled the mounting Red Scare, helped justify the American military invasion of Russia and poisoned American-Russian relations for years to come.
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