Social media and information warfare: A Thunderclap Case Study

There should be no doubt in any sane individual’s mind that Russia is waging a very hybrid war against Ukraine, which includes social media and information warfare, with all its trolls and scum that try to distract those working in Ukraine’s interest from being positive. As pointed out by Paul Goble, Vladimir Putin is clever…

A Call to Ukrainians and Supporters of Ukraine to Look at Something New

The Ukrainian community regardless of where it is, is always looking for money to support the countless projects that are underway. This has even become more of a reality in the last year. It is time that the community try to find something new in social media. Just over two weeks ago I wrote a…

Desparate measure of a desparate bandit

As I write this short blog, I would like to go back to something that I mentioned a several years ago about a particular character by the name of Viktor Yanukovych. Anyone who has followed things in Ukraine clearly knows that there is nothing but Kangaroo Court justice in the country. Some people even believe…

A Letter to MSN Now

Dear Mr. Mangione, Having worked as an editor and a journalist it was always of utmost important that my readers and audience were provided with information that is correct and accurate. It at times behooves me when I see such errors as the one that you made in your caption to the video of the…

New York Times: Consult a Librarian

UPDATE: Yesterday, on October 31, 2011, Mr. Goodman from the New York Times contacted me for some clarifications. I can’ t be certain whether he contacted me because of this entry or not, but it is clear there are always people who keep track of where they are popping up in the blogosphere. Maybe Mr.…

Not Paranoid? You will be after reading this!

If you were paranoid earlier and if you just like how that feels, why not install the Google Alarm Add-on to your browser. I get all kinds of things in my in box including alerts from different publishers. Today as I opened one of them I came across an article about a little utility add-on…

Nothing like plagiarism… and IP rights ignored

Plagiarism seems to be a disease that is inherent here in Ukraine, and not even just here! Now before all you Ukrainophiles, jump down my throat for being anti-Ukrainian let me continue. Have you ever been on the Kyiv metro? For those of you who have, you have most likely seen the advertisements for term…