Subverting Reality: The Role of Propaganda in 21st Century Intelligence
International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence
The digital era has placed most of humanity’s knowledge within a few clicks of a computer mouse or the touches of a smart phone screen. Yet in an age where knowledge is so readily available it is also seemingly elusive. Reality hides behind oceans of information streamed from innumerable sources competing for a single moment of attention. But disinformation dangerously poisons that abundance of knowledge and begins a process of ideational inception, in which even the idea of reality is itself subverted...
Disinformation, Cyber warfare
Chad W. Fitzgerald & Aaron F. Brantly (2017) Subverting Reality: The Role of Propaganda in 21st Century Intelligence, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 30:2, 215-240, DOI: 10.1080/08850607.2017.1263528