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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Media Studies.

A form of propaganda involving the dissemination of false information with the deliberate intent to deceive or mislead. It is misinformation that the term has Russian roots: dezinformatsia ...

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disinformation

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 92 words.

These words are not synonyms. Disinformation = deliberately false information <Soviet disinformation>. Misinformation = incorrect information <widespread misinformation about

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disinformation

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

These words are not synonyms. Disinformation = deliberately false information <Soviet disinformation>. Misinformation = incorrect information <widespread misinformation about HIV

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disinformation

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 107 words.

a more sinister equivalent of propaganda, is first attested in 1939 in relation to a German ‘Disinformation Service’. Since

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disinformation

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 107 words.

a more sinister equivalent of propaganda, is first attested in 1939 in relation to a German ‘Disinformation Service’. Since

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disinformation

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 58 words.

first recorded in 1939 (applied to a German ‘Disinformation Service’), is a keyword in modern political vocabulary. At the height of the Cold War (...

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Danger or disinformation

Graham Thornicroft.

in Shunned

July 2003; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 11159 words.

As we saw in the last chapter, by far the strongest defining feature of mental illnesses, according to its popular portrayals in the mass media, is the link with violence.' Are these...

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disinformation

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Media Studies.

A form of propaganda involving the dissemination of false information with the deliberate intent to deceive or mislead. It is misinformation that the term has Russian roots: dezinformatsia ...

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disinformation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 39 words.

A form of *propaganda involving the dissemination of false *information with the deliberate intent to deceive or mislead.

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disinformation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 39 words.

A form of propaganda involving the dissemination of false information with the deliberate intent to deceive or mislead. It is

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disinformation

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 30 words.

n.false information that is intended to mislead, especially propaganda issued by a government organization to a rival power or

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<b>Re-Imagining Rwanda: Conflict, survival and disinformation in the late twentieth century</b>, by Johan Pottier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. x + 251 pp. £18.99 (paperback). ISBN 0-521-52873 (paperback).

Catharine Newbury.

in African Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 933 words.

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FUD

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Abbreviation for Fear, Uncertainty and Disinformation used in emails and newsgroups.

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misinformation

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

The dissemination of false information, either knowing it to be false (see disinformation), or unknowingly.

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misinformation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 17 words.

The dissemination of false *information, either knowing it to be false (see disinformation), or unknowingly.

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misinformation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 17 words.

The dissemination of false information, either knowing it to be false (see disinformation), or unknowingly.

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FUD

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 14 words.

Abbreviation for Fear, Uncertainty and Disinformation used in *emails and *newsgroups.

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<i>Man Who Never Was, The</i>

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 192 words.

A film (1955) based on the true Second World War story of one of the many disinformation efforts

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<span class="smallCaps">Doublespeak</span>

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 255 words.

the language of disinformation, is a subset of euphemism. In the words of a leading text on the subject:

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doublespeak

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 217 words.

the language of disinformation, is a subset of euphemism. In the words of a leading text on the subject:

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Gonzales, Babs

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz. 1078 words.

Gonzales, Babs (27 Oct. 1916 or 1919–23 January 1980), jazz singer and conversationalist, was born Lee Brown in Newark, New Jersey. His parents’ names are unknown. Any sketch of his...

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