Skip to comments.Russian Propaganda Is Taking Over Online Comment Boards
Posted on 05/04/2014 11:31:32 PM PDT by WhiskeyX
One reader wrote to The Guardian:
One need only pick a Ukraine article at random, pick any point in the comments at random, and they will find themselves in a sea of incredibly aggressive and hostile users (the most obvious have accounts created since February 2014 but there also exist those who registered with the Guardian before the high point of the crisis) who post the most biased, inciteful [sic] pro-Kremlin, anti-western propaganda that seems as if it's taken from a template, so repetitive are the statements. Furthermore, these comments are consistently capturing inordinate numbers of 'recommends', sometimes on the order of 10 to 12 times what pro-Ukrainian comments receive.
Guardian comment moderators believe this is an orchestrated campaign.
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Go Russia! Oh wait, nevermind.
This is total nonsense. Look around, there is no proof of this at all . ———> v
Makes you wonder if we’re all just living in Putin’s mind. Like Inception. Starting with the creation of a false narrative pitting Russia vs the West; Putin vs. Obama coupled with an intense propaganda campaign.
Just a thought.
Even here, on FreeRepublic.
Is Cass Sunstein advising Russia now?
“The Obama administration is reportedly proposing Cass Sunstein as a member of a panel to review the surveillance practices of the National Security Agency (NSA), among other former White House and intelligence staffers. Sunstein was the head of the White Houses Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs until last year, when he returned to teaching at Harvard Law School.
As one of our intrepid commenters pointed out yesterday, while at Harvard in 2008, Sunstein co-authored a working paper that suggests government agents or their allies “cognitively infiltrate” conspiracy theorist groups by joining “chat rooms, online social networks or even real-space groups” and influencing the conversation.”
putin/ukraine propaganda ping
It’s actually Mainstream American Media propaganda.
But I can see where everyone would be confused. :)
Just wait until Russian media begins to broadcast the Congressional hearings into Benghazigate. Will that be considered an act of war?
“Its actually Mainstream American Media propaganda.”
No, it is Russian propaganda. They have even resorted to using malware attacks, rootkits, and ransomware in an effort to silence every computer I use to post messages. The latest malware assault took place last week. After numerous attacks that were defeated, they finally managed to find a Trojan backdoor that installed a rootkit, hijacked the computer, and started to launch another cryptographic ransomware application. I shut it down, and it is being removed. The hackers telephoned me twice from overseas before completing the hijack. They don’t like free speech and opposition.
Putin’s been learning from Move On and OFA.
...b-b-but the “democratically elected government was overthrown” .... the current Ukraine regime is “illegal and full of Nazis” .... “spontaneous uprising by civilians” ... blah, blah, blah, the Russian talking points never stop.
Yep, there’s an orchestrated campaign going on, directed by the KGB, and it’s even here on FR. How many times a day do we see yet another post with “Russia Today” as its source?
Scary and disturbing.
Ain’t no Devil Wershipin, Satanic Inspired, Kommunists around here.
There are, however, professional Putinistas working his propaganda and using the media to advance the interest of the Putin led oligarchy in Russia. These efforts involve their state-approved media and others. This is a fact.
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