FRANCE 24: Russian media grapples with covering Ukrainian blitz – without earning the Kremlin’s ire

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Period14 Sep 2022

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  • TitleRussian media grapples with covering Ukrainian blitz – without earning the Kremlin’s ire
    Media name/outletFrance 24
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryFrance
    Date14/09/22
    Description"The Russian media, which is subservient to the government, has started to use several contradictory explanations at the same time. This is in line with their traditional propaganda strategy, which is not to inform but to confuse," explained Vera Tolz, a Russian media specialist at the University of Manchester.
    ...
    "Most of them explain that if the conflict is not going as planned, it is because Vladimir Putin has been badly advised. In other words, they are preparing the ground so that the government can designate scapegoats to punish," said Tolz.
    URLhttps://www.france24.com/en/europe/20220914-russian-media-grapples-with-covering-ukrainian-blitz-%E2%80%93-without-earning-the-kremlin-s-ire
    PersonsVera Tolz-Zilitinkevic

Keywords

  • Russia-Ukraine war
  • Russian media
  • Vladimir Putin
  • propaganda