psychological warfare

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psychological warfare

n.
The use of various techniques, such as propaganda and terror, to induce or reinforce attitudes favorable to a war effort among a population or government.
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Infowars, meanwhile, took this as a sign that Mueller had nothing on Trump and Russia, so instead was going to try and take down Trump by tying him to Gulf countries.
When the police revealed that a nut-job with a high-powered weapon had cited InfoWars as his inspiration, Jones began to quietly remove all references to Pizzagate from his website and social media, which suggests consciousness of guilt.
But in the process, they created a vacuum that the conspiracy mongers of Breitbart and Infowars have happily filled and Trump has deftly exploited.
For example, Roberts, who is a regular a contributor to infowars.
Indeed, as I read the present book, we were just learning that one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Tamerlan Tzarnaev (an actual conspirator), was a follower of Alex Jones' website, Infowars.
The popular libertarian website Infowars published a copy of a letter JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Meanwhile, whatever one thinks of them, alternative media keep rising, including Alex Jones' InfoWars.
Stories that start with a few influential bloggers (Rabin-Havt cites Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit, Alex Jones of Infowars.
Damien Cave, "Troops Killed by 'Insurgents' Wearing US army uniforms," Infowars.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' InfoWars landed itself in hot water after many major brands pulled their advertisements from the far-right website's YouTube channel.