propaganda

China-Based TikTok App Suspected of Censoring Hong Kong Protest Videos

TikTok, a mobile app developed in China for sharing short videos, offers an avenue through which the Chinese Communist Party can push propaganda to audiences in America and the broader West. The app is suspected of censoring videos from the ongoing Hong Kong protests based on a complete lack of protests videos when compared to other social media platforms.

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag behind razor wire at a housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region. - A recurrence of the Urumqi riots which left nearly 200 people dead a decade ago is hard to imagine …

NASA Uses Federal Website to Promote Climate Change to Youth

Most people think of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the federal entity tasked with all things space, science, and exploration of the universe. But the federal, taxpayer-funded agency is teaching children about manmade climate change on the “Climate Kids” website.

TOPSHOT - 9-year-old pupil Alice (C), dubbed the "Italian Greta", and a boy hold placards by a banner showing 16-year-old Swedish political activist Greta Thunberg (Rear), who seeks to stop global warming and climate change, as they take part in a sit-in against global warming in central Rome on March …

China Denies Interfering with Taiwan’s Election

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday denied what it called “vague accusations” of Chinese interference in this weekend’s Taiwanese elections. The election will be closely watched as a measure of President Tsai Ing-wen’s political strength and Taiwan’s ability to resist intense pressure from mainland China.

The Associated Press

Chinese City Loads a Train with Xi Jinping Propaganda

The city of Changchun in northeastern China offered an unusual “gift” to the Communist Party on its 97th birthday: a train festooned with quotes from President-for-Life Xi Jinping and crewed by rappers who preach Xi’s ideology to the beat of bamboo instruments.

'Poker player' Xi may hold North Korea trump card

Chinese Navy Propaganda Video Reveals Anger over RIMPAC Snub

Communist China’s navy released a propaganda video showing off its naval capabilities in frustration over America’s decision not to invite Beijing to the annual U.S.-led Pacific joint military drill and “naval keg party,” known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPCA), Task & Purpose reported this week.

Chinese Navy Propaganda Video Reveals Anger over RIMPAC Snub

North Korea Pulls Anti-American Merchandise from Souvenir Shops

Not only has North Korea canceled its annual month of anti-American rage this year (or at least toned it down quite a bit), but visitors tell reporters this week that America-bashing merchandise is disappearing from souvenir shops despite their status as perennial bestsellers.

North Korean souvenirs postcards and book purchased by Matthew Lee, diplomatic writer for The Associated Press, are photographed in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018. Lee was one of two journalists allowed to accompany Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his trip to North Korea this week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)