The menace of propaganda campaigns crafted by hostile governments is amplified by easy access to open access media like OEN and other popular blog sites. Many readers and amateur journalists lack the discernment to be skeptical, and don't have the time or tools to fact check sources. The initiative announced in this article is timely and welcome:
'Anne Applebaum, a [Washington]Post columnist, and Edward Lucas, a senior editor at the Economist, are this week launching a counter-disinformation initiative at the Center for European Policy Analysis, where they are, respectively, senior vice president and senior adjunct fellow.'
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