Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–2/22/2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin superimposed into a Russian Flag. Image by Lenny Ghoul.

This is part of an ongoing series where I review some of the ads purchased by the Russians. In doing so I hope we can get a better understanding of what they were trying to do, and how to recognize it the next time we’re faced with propaganda.

If you want to follow along, the ads can all be downloaded here. All of today’s ads can be found in the 2016-q2/2016-06 folder.

Williams & Kalvin only made two posts in June 2016. I wish the videos weren’t deleted because I would have loved to watch them explain how the police force is like a gay club, as mentioned in p(1)0001527:

P(1)0001547 talks about then President Obama signing a bill modernizing the language in federal documents. What that has to do with the image of an incarcerated African American in the screen shot, I have no idea:

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and have a great Saturday.

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