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Propaganda

The Race to Curb the Spread of COVID Vaccine Disinformation

In March, Twitter put its foot down: users who repeatedly spread false information about COVID-19 vaccines will have their accounts suspended or shut down. It was a new front in a high-stakes battle over misinformation that could help to determine how many people get vaccinated, and how swiftly the pandemic…
bubmag
April 19, 2021
Propaganda

U.S. Condemnation of Leaflet Ban Leaves Gov’t Red-Faced

U.S. Republican Representative Chris Smith, the co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, in a Congressional hearing on April 15 described the South Korean government’s ban on sending propaganda leaflets -- or "bible and BTS balloons" -- as a "retreat… from its longstanding commitment to human rights,"…
bubmag
April 19, 2021
Propaganda

Andanar denies Duterte is losing military’s support

Andanar denies Duterte is losing military’s support Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said there was no truth behind the rumors that the military is withdrawing its support for President Duterte over the issue of alleged Chinese incursions into the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar (PCOO / FILE PHOTO)…
bubmag
April 18, 2021
Propaganda

How Bill Gates Impeded Global Access to Covid Vaccines

On February 11, 2020, public health and infectious disease experts gathered by the hundreds at the World Health Organization’s Geneva mothership. The official pronouncement of a pandemic was still a month out, but the agency’s international brain trust knew enough to be worried. Burdened by a sense of borrowed time,…
bubmag
April 12, 2021