Beware of Government Propaganda “Experts”

Beware of Government Propaganda “Experts”

Disinformation governance by government propaganda experts can be dangerous, judging by the record of the early officials in charge of the Voice of America and journalists duped by Soviet propaganda. Voice of America, New York, QSL card circa...

Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad

Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad

    Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad     Smith should be recognized for his principled refusal to contribute to the manipulation of the Western media by the Soviets, as well as...

Voice of America Fellow Travelers Who Spread Soviet Propaganda – Wallace Carroll

Voice of America Fellow Travelers Who Spread Soviet Propaganda – Wallace Carroll

One of Voice of America’s fellow travelers who spread Soviet propaganda lies in VOA’s early years was a celebrated American journalist, Wallace Carroll. Voice of America Fellow Travelers Who Spread Soviet Propaganda – Wallace Carroll...

Voice of America at 80 – VOA’s Pro-Soviet Fellow Travelers and Lessons for Today

Voice of America at 80 – VOA’s Pro-Soviet Fellow Travelers and Lessons for Today

Voice of America at 80 – VOA’s Pro-Soviet Fellow Travelers and Lessons for Today Voice of America at 80 – the hidden record of VOA’s pro-Soviet fellow travelers, Howard Fast and John Houseman, offers lessons for today. Commentary By...

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum . Originally published in 2019, updated December 21, 2021. 68 years ago today, on December 21, 1953, the Soviet Communist Party...

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

    On November 29, 2021, the United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania, posted on its official Facebook page a message celebrating the so-called Day of Liberation of Albania (November 29, 1944). The post received many angry comments...

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency By Ted Lipien In a bipartisan vote in 1943, Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress, alarmed about partisan, as well as pro-Soviet and...

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

By Ted Lipien As more and more questions are being asked by members of Congress and scandals reported by liberal and conservative press about the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) — the tax-funded, U.S...

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

By Ted Lipien With the exception of a few broadcasters who were quickly silenced or marginalized by the management of the Office of War Information (OWI), the entire wartime Voice of America (VOA) glorified Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin not only...