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#Propaganda

From TheJournal.ie Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years Propaganda

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

From TheJournal.ie New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz Propaganda

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz

Ireland’s first female minister was an artist, aristocrat, prisoner, suffragette and soldier.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91 Choi Eun Hee

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

From TheJournal.ie Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines Terror

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US Worrying

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US

The isolated state has been stepping up both its anti-US rhetoric and its efforts to secure submarine nuclear capability in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie US student sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing North Korean poster Otto Warmbier

US student sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing North Korean poster

Otto Warmbier, 21, was arrested for removing a political banner from a Pyongyang hotel.

From TheJournal.ie US student cries as he 'admits' to stealing North Korean propaganda Arrested

US student cries as he 'admits' to stealing North Korean propaganda

Otto Frederick Warmbier (21) was detained as he left North Korea in January.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean defector returns home and tearfully tears up her memoir Propaganda

North Korean defector returns home and tearfully tears up her memoir

State media released footage of Son Ok-Sun, 50, ripping up her anti-regime book.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video Trouble Brewing

Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video

Trump’s controversial call for Muslims to be banned from entering America has been cited in the new video by a Somali extremist group.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the app that’s become the Islamic State's biggest propaganda machine Telegram

Inside the app that’s become the Islamic State's biggest propaganda machine

The Telegram messaging app has shut down dozens of Isis-related channels since the Paris terror attacks.

From TheJournal.ie “If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear”: MP accused of quoting Nazi leader Ooops

“If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear”: MP accused of quoting Nazi leader

The propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels is believed to have used it in 1933.

From TheJournal.ie This couple went on a closely supervised holiday to North Korea - here's what happened Propaganda

This couple went on a closely supervised holiday to North Korea - here's what happened

Justin and Anna Williams were supervised by government minders throughout their trip to the secretive state.

From TheJournal.ie China's latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike Bizarre This post contains videos

China's latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike

The slicky-produced video sees four cartoon characters travel through a mint-green and fuchsia dreamscape atop lily pads.

From TheJournal.ie Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group Spain

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

These happened in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Mellila.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you care about other people, don't ignore Russia's targeting of LGBT rights Opinion

Column: If you care about other people, don't ignore Russia's targeting of LGBT rights

I was guilty of a blase attitude about gay rights in other countries – until I realised the extent of the discrimination taking place in Russia, writes Kristine Allen.

Here's the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival

The Prison Break star snubbed an invitation, saying he was “deeply troubled” by Russia’s treatment of gay men and women.

From TheJournal.ie Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda' Russia

Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'

The new law introduces fines for anyone who disseminates information which suggests that gay and heterosexual relations are “socially equivalent”.

From TheJournal.ie Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation Anti-gay Bill

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said the country was under no obligation to “allow propaganda of homosexuality”.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two World War Two

Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two

The newly released files also uncover attempts to turn Ireland into a fascist state, in addition to Britain’s wartime recruitment within the 26 counties.

From The42 North Korea forms new sports body led by Kim's uncle Pastures New

North Korea forms new sports body led by Kim's uncle

Jang Song-Thaek is seen as a key figure in the North’s power elite.

From TheJournal.ie Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day Pic Of The Day

Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day

This one’s from World War II and England’s ‘war at home’ effort. The swastikas give it away somewhat.

From TheJournal.ie China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods Censorship This post contains images

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet Referendum This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet

A Sinn Féin pamphlet quotes three economists as bemoaning the fiscal compact… but some are actually in favour of it.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters WWI Posters This post contains images

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters

Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts – a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North Korea

South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North

President Lee Myung-bak says the transition of power in North Korea may offer the chance for peace on the peninsula.

From TheJournal.ie Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press Iran

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…

From TheJournal.ie Mythmaking begins for North Korea's new leader North Korea

Mythmaking begins for North Korea's new leader

When Kim Jong Il died, the skies glowed red above a sacred mountain in North Korea – at least, according to state propaganda. But how exactly is this state-run propaganda done?

From TheJournal.ie Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message North Korea This post contains videos This post contains images

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message

The death of Kim Jong Il has brought fresh attention on the inner workings of how North Korea addresses its people.

From TheJournal.ie Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea North Korea

Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea

Starvation, labour camps, kidnappings and repression are among the issues North Korean officials try to keep hidden – but over the years we have been afforded some rare and shocking glimpses…

From TheJournal.ie Libya rebels set up makeshift satellite TV station to fight propaganda war Libya

Libya rebels set up makeshift satellite TV station to fight propaganda war

The station, whose name means Free Libya TV, is designed to strike a blow against government outlets which depict the opposition forces as brutal terrorists.

Is Sesame Street's 'left wing propaganda' teaching ethnic groups civil disobedience?

A new book alleges a liberal, left-wing bias in some of US television’s most popular programmes including Sesame Street and Friends which broadcast “secret political messages”.

From TheJournal.ie German woman dedicated to removing neo-Nazi propoaganda Germany

German woman dedicated to removing neo-Nazi propoaganda

Sixty-five-year-old retiree says she’s given up calling on the police and instead tackles Nazi slogan graffiti herself.