Ted Lipien

73 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Followers | @tedlipien | Journalist, writer, media freedom advocate

Protesters rally for arms for Ukraine in front of White House

WASHINGTON – More than 300 people gathered on the plaza in front of the White House on March 26 to demand that the Obama administration send lethal …

Russia

Propaganda Ban Repealed As Government Made News Floods U.S.

CommunityFDL Main BlogThe Bullpen<p>Propaganda Ban Repealed As Government Made News Floods U.S.<p>15 Jul 2013<p>Have you ever wondered what America’s official …

The United States Can Now Use Its Own Propaganda on US Citizens

The United States can now pivot its huge international propaganda operations toward the home front, according to RT. In 1948, the Smith-Mundt Act, …

NDAA 2013: Congress approves domestic deceptive propaganda

Reauthorizing the indefinite detention of US citizens without charge might be the scariest provision in next year’s defense spending bill, but it …

US ends ban on 'domestic propaganda'

It’s being branded by proponents as an attempt at transparency, but critics of a new law say the United States government just got the green-light to …

BBG

Smith-Mundt Act<p>The US Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, popularly referred to as the Smith-Mundt Act, specifies the terms in which …

Radio Free Europe

Washington Post: State Department social media efforts are floundering.

From: Brian Fung, "World leaders are on Twitter, but they’re not using it," The Washington Post:<p>If digital diplomacy were really taking off, we might …

US-Propagandasender nun im Inland erlaubt

Gesetzesänderung lässt Auslandssender in den USA berichten<p>Washington (pte015/17.07.2013/13:35) - Durch eine Gesetzesänderung Anfang Juli können von …

Digital

Thornberry and Smith Introduce bill to help counter threats in information age

Congressmen Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Adam Smith (D-WA) recently introduced “The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012” (H.R. 5736). The bill …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban

Propaganda that was supposed to target foreigners could now be aimed at Americans, reversing a longstanding policy. "Disconcerting and dangerous," says Shank.<p>An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill, …

How the NDAA Allows US Gov to Use Propaganda Against Americans

Susanne Posel <br>Occupy Corporatism<br>July 22, 2013<p>The US government has unbound the legal regulations against using propaganda against foreign audiences …

Surveillance

USIA Films and the Smith-Mundt Act

We have a couple of films in our library (<i>Himalayan Awakening</i> and <i>Arts of Japan</i>) produced by the U.S. Information Agency which was the “public …

Another Runaway General: Army Deploys Psy-Ops on U.S. Senators

The U.S. Army illegally ordered a team of soldiers specializing in “psychological operations” to manipulate visiting American senators into providing …

American Propaganda Is The Best

Rosa Brooks writes in the unabashedly establishment journal Foreign Policy that American propaganda is the best. Well the inventor of propaganda, …

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton Needs Taxpayer Money for Propaganda?

U.S. Government Lifts Domestic Propaganda Ban #N3