Friday, 16 May 2008

Photo of Chinese forces with monks' robes proves illusory


Chinese government spoiler tactics? These sorts of pictures and "mis-edited" footage have been used to blacken the name of campaigns before. The tactic is simple - release photos/ film that "shows" a misdemeanor on the part of the government, and then prove the picture/ video footage has been falsified in order to cast doubt on the actual events.,0,1977884.story

These kinds of tactics were used in Northern Ireland (British Intelligence had a multi-million pound funded department devoted to this kind of black-propaganda). A fantastic book on the topic can be found here -

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Anonymous said...

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Second Life Left Unity said...

The link is alive, alive I tell ya!