The Methods of Disinformation in the Russia-Ukraine War

Armin Kuźmiński

University of Silesia, Poland


Abstract: The essay is an attempt to present the methods of publishing information in traditional media and social media, including TikTok in relation to the Russia-Ukraine war. Disinformation and propaganda are presented as part of the war. Attention is also paid to cyberwar, with examples drawn from a brief analysis. The first assumption is that cyberwar has specific mechanisms and it influences different groups of a society. The second assumption is the world is facing a new kind of conflict and the modern and proper education of students, communication experts and journalists is a must.

Keywords: disinformation, fake news, war, cyberwar, media, Tik-Tok.

Rhetoric and Communications Journal, issue 53, October 2022

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