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A Russian TV Insider Describes a Modern Propaganda Machine

FEB. 13, 2015

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Pomerantsev

“What matters in a dictatorship is control of the security services and control of propaganda,” says Peter Pomerantsev.Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times

By STEPHEN CASTLE

LONDON — NORMALLY a boisterous sort, Peter Pomerantsev says he kept quiet when he found himself, at the age of 24, in a Moscow meeting room listening to 20 of the country’s top media executives discussing the news agenda for the week. Continue reading