Bulgaria, “quasi-media” on the rise

April 13, 2017/ By Mediapool The growing presence of political and corporate propaganda in Bulgaria’s media is the most obvious indicator of the ongoing transformation in media ownership in the country. The market is increasingly occupied by the so-called “quasi-media”, pro-government propaganda agents and publications that carry out smear campaigns against politicians, journalists, and newspapers…

If EU parliament resolution to counter Russian media implemented, retaliation will follow – Moscow

November 24, 2016/ By RT If an EU resolution against the Russian media is implemented, Moscow will take retaliatory measures, Russia’s Foreign Ministry has stated. “We hope that the resolution will not entail practical steps on curbing the work of the Russian media,” the Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova told journalists at a briefing. “There…

EU resolution on propaganda evidence of crisis of Western values — Russian lawmaker

November 24, 2016/ By Tass The resolution adopted by the European Parliament on combating other countries’ propaganda, including Russia, serves as evidence of the crisis of the Western system of values, Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee, wrote on his blog. “Extreme demonization of Russia in this document has its…

Latvia Blocks Russian Sputnik Site As Kremlin ‘Propaganda Tool’

March 30, 2016 / By Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty  Latvian authorities shut down Russia’s pro-Kremlin news site Sputnik on March 29, calling it a “propaganda tool” and drawing an immediate rebuke from Moscow. Latvia’s local domain registry suspended Sputnik’s right to hold the news site Sputniknews.lv, which was established only a few weeks ago to…