Wednesday, April 21, 2021

More Bad Journalism on Russia — Paul Robinson

If these were isolated incidents, the matter could be ignored. But they are not. It fits pattern ("playbook") of journalism functioning as a key element in propaganda, disinformation, and narrative manufacturing. The other side of the page is marginalization of a counter-narrative and isolation of dissent through de facto censorship.

It is telling that other than his own blog, Professor Robinson's available venue is RT when he can arguably be considered the successor to Stephen F. Cohen as a Western Russia expert. Stephen Cohen had The Nation at his disposal since he wife is the publisher. 

Paul Robinson also "served as a regular officer in the British Army Intelligence Corps from 1989 to 1994, and as a reserve officer in the Canadian Forces from 1994 to 1996," according to his profile.

More Bad Journalism on Russia
Paul Robinson | Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa

1 comment:

Matt Franko said...

Tucker had Cohen on all the time... more people saw him there than that magazine that NOBODY reads...