The Conservative 2017 election manifesto has a section devoted to strategic communication in the online space:
We will continue to push the internet companies to […] help smaller companies build their capabilities and to provide support for civil society organisations to promote alternative and counter-narratives
I never expected to see post-modern critical theory in a Tory party manifesto! Remember a narrative is not the truth. If the narrative says the tree fell down in the forest, it fell down. If the narrative says Iraq chemical weapons… etc.
What are the civil society organisation which will promote narratives? NGOs? PREVENT? It is clear changes will be made to the algorithms so approved narratives will artificially rank.
The ranking is already being manipulated by Soros, Zuckerberg and the rest of them so perhaps having it under government control is actually best? I’m unsure.
What I do know is the reason China doesn’t allow Facebook in its country is because it fears losing control of the narrative.
It reminds me of the English attempts to smash the American printing presses before the revolution.
It used to be easy for the establishment to demonise Tommy Robinson: white & working class. He even has tattoos!
Their demonisation has melted away since he began working for Rebel Media. Millions have now seen his videos or Twitter profile and decided he’s actually quite a nice chap.
The government, however, keeps churning out its propaganda about him.
Continue reading “Demonising Tommy Robinson no longer works”
Rebel Media recently posted a video of Tommy Robinson and his fabulous friend playing an online ‘thug simulator’ on the website openyoureyestohate.com. The website is slick and its messaging is superb; who is behind it?
Openyoureyestohate.com claims to be founded by Upstanding Communities. But who, or what, are they? And who is behind openyoureyestohate.com?
Continue reading “UK’s Prevent Strategic Communication”
Open Your Eyes to Hate is a government-funded propaganda website in the PREVENT scheme to combat ‘right wing extremism’. By examining the choice of news stories (and exclusion thereof) it is possible to extract the messages being pushed.
Continue reading “Home Office Website Hates the UK”
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