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Hungarians demand end to pro-government bias in public media

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Around 1,500 demonstrators gathered at the headquarters of Hungary’s public media company Friday to protest what they say is biased news coverage and state-sponsored propaganda that favors the country’s populist government. Demonstrators called for the replacement of the director of public media corporation MTVA and for…
bubmag
November 4, 2022
Propaganda

Russia Is Ramping Up Nuclear War Propaganda

For months, pro-Kremlin media has struck a bellicose tone, proposing that President Vladimir Putin take the extraordinary step of launching a nuclear strike against Ukraine. Across Russian state TV and social media sites, pundits and presenters warned that Europe could be reduced to ashes should it continue its support for…
bubmag
November 4, 2022
Propaganda

Propaganda’s Worst Enemy

Samizdat 2.0 is here, and so is the hope of change in Russians’ mindset. October 28, 2022 In 1986, when I was 14, my father returned from a business trip to Finland and brought me a copy of Time magazine with a piece about John Lennon. Getting such a gift…
bubmag
October 28, 2022
Propaganda

China gets a new propaganda chief

Beijing named its new propaganda chief on Wednesday, as Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 kicks off his third term as China’s leader with top leadership appointments following the conclusion of the 20th Party Congress. Lǐ Shūlěi 李书磊, 58, was a longtime former senior official of the Central Party School, which provides ideological…
bubmag
October 27, 2022
Propaganda

Russia paves way for toughening of ‘LGBT propaganda’ law

The lower house of Russia’s parliament, the Duma, paved the way for toughening a notorious 2013 “gay propaganda” law on Thursday, its official website said. Lawmakers “unanimously adopted in the first reading amendments to the legislation regarding the prohibition of propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations”, a statement on the Duma’s…
bubmag
October 27, 2022