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Learn to spot and counter right wing trolling tactics

Learn to spot and counter these seven right wing trolling tricks

Don’t let trolls hijack conversations. “Refuse to play their game, and insist on a different one entirely—an approach that also helped counter subcultural trolling. George Lakoff suggests reframe the discussion away from what the Trumpists want you to talk about and toward the deeper truths buried within the stories.” – Wired “It is a deliberate strategy. Steve Bannon, the former head …

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Counterprogramming tries to distract the public from the facts about the Jan 6th insurrection

Counterprogramming: Distract public attention to hide your role in the Jan 6th insurrection

‘Flood the zone with shit’ – Steve Bannon Counterprogramming tries to distract public attention (with BS) so people don’t learn about the people behind the Jan 6th insurrection and attempt to topple American democracy. It’s an old trick. “Hillary Clinton was ahead in the polls in every contested state when the Access Hollywood tape dropped. “Just kiss. I …

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Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

Fox News opinion programs are the biggest source of disinformation. DDAD Defenders of Democracy Against Disinfo is a grassroots, nonprofit group. They have analyzed how Fox manages to evade restrictions and profit from spreading disinformation that polarizes Americans and destroying our democracy. They have five practical things you can do to help counter Fox spreading …

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How to Spot Fake News: A Disinformation Check List

Disinformation 101

How to Spot Fake News: A Disinformation Check List Vaccination is a good defense against COVID. Inoculation works similarly and builds your resistance against being infected by disinformation. Rand Waltzman is an expert at analyzing disinformation and how it’s used to manipulate people. This StoryMap summaries his recent report from #disinformation and explains 18 common …

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Pandemic profiteers make money by spreading COVID disinformation

Pandemic profiteers

Who are the profiteers making money from COVID disinformation? How do Facebook and YouTube help the ‘Disinformation Dozen’? Who funds them? “The Anti-Vaxx Industry boasts over $35 million in annual revenues while driving an estimated $1.1 billion in advertising dollars to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. according to the CCDH Report. We designed this relationship map to make it easier …

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