10 Best Articles on Propaganda
The most useful articles on propaganda from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Propaganda Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on propaganda by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Nostalgia doesn’t need real memories
- TikTok: Trojan Stallion
- It’s Not Misinformation. It’s Amplified Propaganda.
- Inside Putin’s Propaganda Machine
- The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine
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Inside Putin’s Propaganda Machine
Current and former employees describe Russian state television as an army, one with a few generals and many foot soldiers who never question their orders.
The Internet Is Debunking Russian War Propaganda in Real Time
It’s become increasingly difficult for Russia to publish believable propaganda.
Sacha Baron Cohen: Facebook would have let Hitler buy ads for 'final solution'
In wide-ranging speech, actor accuses tech giants of running the ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’
The True Purpose of Propaganda
Why do authoritarian regimes broadcast silly, unpersuasive propaganda?
The Propaganda About Russian Propaganda
A report from a group called PropOrNot has accused hundreds of Web sites of spreading Russian propaganda. But its methodology is a mess.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on propaganda.
TikTok: Trojan Stallion
Late in the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin published a report detailing how the British army had enlisted Native American tribes to commit atrocities against settlers. One tribe, he reported,…
Nostalgia doesn’t need real memories
Neuroscience is finding what propaganda has long known: nostalgia doesn’t need real memories – an imagined past works too
It’s Not Misinformation. It’s Amplified Propaganda.
You don’t need fake accounts to spread propaganda online. Real people will happily do it.
The disinformation age: a revolution in propaganda
Troll farms, bots, dark ads, fake news ... from Putin’s Russia to Brexit Britain, new methods are being used to change politics and crush dissent. It’s time to fight back
The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine
There’s a new automated propaganda machine driving global politics. How it works and what it will mean for the future of democracy.
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The New Yorker
Unparalleled reporting and commentary on politics and culture, plus humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry. Get our Daily newsletter: http://nyer.cm/gtI6pVM
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