La Generalista in the Media

By Alicia Wanless-Berk | A collection of articles published in the media about or by Alicia Wanless

President Trump And The Rise Of A New Public Relations Model

If you searched “election results” after the presidential election of 2016, the top result you would have been served by Google was a fake news story touting Donald Trump as the winner of the popular vote. According to backlink checker tool Monitor Backlinks, the story from 70news.wordpress.com had …

Journalism

We keep looking to tech giants to solve our propaganda problems. We're looking in the wrong place

They are ill-equipped, and frankly, disinterested in cracking down<p>Something is rotten in the state of digital, and it centres on how little leading …

Eric Schmidt

The Future of Marketing: Five Marketing Megatrends for 2018

There is no doubt that we are in the next great Golden Era of Marketing. And with this new era comes an entirely new set of possibilities—along with …

Marketing

As Canadian troops arrive in Latvia, the battle for support lands at home

Russian propaganda efforts will seek to delegitimize the mission in the eyes of Canadians<p>As Canadian troops begin their mission in Latvia — a …

Memes

Her Career: Alicia Wanless-Berk – Digital Propaganda Expert @ La Generalista

Alicia Wanless-Berk is the brain behind La Generalista, an online publication that investigates influence and propaganda in a digital age. She …

Propaganda

Why The West Can’t Win This Propaganda War – by Alicia Wanless

I happened across this post by <b>Alicia Wanless</b> aka <b>La Generalista – A Propagandist for the Digital Age</b>, on LinkedIn and immediately got in touch with …

Russia

Government lags cybercrime fight, says report

In a report released last week by Toronto-based market analysis firm International Perspectives, it outlines challenges governments face and the actions they can take to counter cybercrime.<p>Essentially, lack of understanding on what cybercrime really is, is one of the biggest barriers for government …

Cybersecurity

Canadian think-tank sees danger in cross-border biometrics

Reports that face and fingerprint matching scanners are being left unused by U.S. frontier guards prove biometric technology is not appropriate for …

Immigration

New mechanisms needed for lawful interception

Recently, Liberal MP Marlene Jennings reintroduced the Modernization of Investigative Techniques Act (MITA) as Bill C-416.<p>The private member’s bill …

Surveillance

Online crime fight needs more than law enforcement

<b>Editorial</b><p>The term cyber crime continues to present challenges in effectively countering illicit activity involving computers and networks. For the …

Cybersecurity

Airport security a 'con game'

Restricted areas at Pearson International Airport, where thousands of employees work and load scores of planes daily, are less secure than those used …

Airports

More disclosure needed for lawful access legislation

<b>Analysis</b><p>Public Safety Canada and Industry Canada have initiated a third round of consultations on lawful access, this time around the release of …

Privacy