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At daily White House coronavirus briefing, Trump shows 'propaganda' video of people praising him
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At daily White House coronavirus briefing, Trump shows 'propaganda' video of people praising him

Apr 14th 2020, 6:50 AM 75,325 Views 140 Comments

A reporter for CBS News asked Trump what had been done in February on Covid-19. The president responded that she was a “fake”.

North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain
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North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain

Oct 16th 2019, 9:23 AM 41,778 Views 54 Comments

The location and the animal are symbols associated with the Kim family’s dynastic rule.

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

Apr 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 23,737 Views 29 Comments

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

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz
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New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz

Oct 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 26,760 Views 41 Comments

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

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91
# Choi Eun Hee
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# Choi Eun Hee

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

Apr 17th 2018, 10:29 AM 32,714 Views 15 Comments

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

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines
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Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

Jun 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,627 Views 42 Comments

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 8:04 AM 23,992 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 16th 2016, 9:22 AM 39,099 Views 80 Comments

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

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

Feb 29th 2016, 9:50 AM 32,993 Views 23 Comments

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

North Korean defector returns home and tearfully tears up her memoir
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North Korean defector returns home and tearfully tears up her memoir

Jan 21st 2016, 10:00 AM 22,828 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 11:43 AM 19,998 Views 98 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 28th 2015, 8:30 AM 28,736 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2015, 10:20 PM 19,244 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 44,559 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 31st 2015, 3:00 PM 8,053 Views 6 Comments

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

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group
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Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

Feb 24th 2015, 10:25 AM 6,106 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 24th 2014, 3:18 PM 474 Views 69 Comments

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.

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

Sep 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 45 Views 47 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:46 AM 8,303 Views 9 Comments

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

Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'
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Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'

Jun 30th 2013, 2:01 PM 14,857 Views 119 Comments

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

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation
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# Anti-gay Bill

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation

Feb 26th 2013, 2:15 PM 6,107 Views 79 Comments

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

Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two
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# World War Two

Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two

Dec 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 17,243 Views 31 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 4th 2012, 11:17 AM 6,184 Views 15 Comments

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

Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day
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Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day

Sep 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 4,288 Views 4 Comments

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

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods
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China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

Jul 24th 2012, 11:24 AM 4,168 Views 4 Comments

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.

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

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

Apr 25th 2012, 4:12 PM 5,744 Views 124 Comments

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

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters
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# WWI Posters

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters

Jan 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,413 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:03 PM 1,165 Views 5 Comments

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

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press
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Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Dec 31st 2011, 4:20 PM 4,575 Views 4 Comments

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

Mythmaking begins for North Korea's new leader
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Mythmaking begins for North Korea's new leader

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:38 PM 3,883 Views 21 Comments

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?

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message
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Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message

Dec 20th 2011, 2:05 PM 32,062 Views 13 Comments

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

Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea
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Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea

Dec 19th 2011, 9:00 PM 8,065 Views 4 Comments

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…

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

May 31st 2011, 4:47 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

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?
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# Propaganda

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

May 30th 2011, 10:20 AM 1,160 Views 0 Comments

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”.

German woman dedicated to removing neo-Nazi propoaganda
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German woman dedicated to removing neo-Nazi propoaganda

Mar 26th 2011, 1:01 PM 1,812 Views 6 Comments

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