Book Reviews – Propaganda and Security

BOOK REVIEWS

UK

‘certain to become required reading for all who study government-military-media relationships…’

Book Review: ‘Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism: Strategies for Global Change’ by Vian Bakir – 27th April 2015 – in Spinwatch

 


US

Review of ‘Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism: Strategies for Global Change’ and ‘Pentagon Ju-Jitsu – reshaping the field of propaganda’ by Harding, Joel (10th March 2018) in To Inform is to Influence

“The two, her book and this article, should be required reading for anyone doing Information Operations or Strategic Communication at the major command level and higher or at the Department of State or White House.”


UK

‘certain to become required reading for all who study government-military-media relationships…’

Book Review: ‘Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism: Strategies for Global Change’ by Vian Bakir – 27th April 2015 – in Spinwatch

 

Book Review: ‘Propaganda’ – Law, Alex – 2016 – Media Education Journal. 60: pp.55-57.

Propaganda and Counter-terrorism is a “path-breaking study” which “explodes myths about propaganda”

Prof Alex Law of Abertay University, Dundee reviewed both this and my co-authored book Bad News for Refugees (with Greg Philo and Pauline Donald). He states that: ‘Both Bad News and Briant’s searching study of propaganda help expose the processes and sources of misinformation in a turbulent world to the much needed interrogation of the democratic gaze’

 


US

 

Book Review: ‘Propaganda and Counter-terrorism’ by Samantha North – 16th January 2017 – SAMANTHA NORTH NARRATIVES FOR SOCIAL & POLITICAL CHANGE

“Propaganda and Counter-terrorism is an important read, if not always an easy one due to the sheer breadth of source material and depth of analysis contained within. This is valuable and makes the book a heavyweight in its field. Readers who persevere to the end will gain a host of new insights and intersections relating to the role of propaganda both now and in the future; essential understanding in the current climate.”

…read more here.

 


Canada

 

‘a timely and must-read work, shining a rare light onto the mechanisms behind propaganda in the U.K and U.S.’

Book Review: ‘Propaganda and Counter-terrorism’ – 4th December 2016 – in La Generalista

 


US

 

‘Simply put, this is the single best book I have ever encountered about propaganda and information operations, bar none.’

Book Review: ‘Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism: Strategies for Global Change – Outstanding!’ by Joel Harding – 16th May 2016 – in To Inform is to Influence

 

ARTICLE REVIEWS

‘Pentagon Ju-Jitsu – reshaping the field of propaganda’


 

Review of Pentagon Ju-Jitsu – reshaping the field of propaganda by Harding, Joel (10th March 2018) in To Inform is to Influence

“The two, her book and this article, should be required reading for anyone doing Information Operations or Strategic Communication at the major command level and higher or at the Department of State or White House.”

 


 

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