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President Donald Trump, flanked by tables holding testing supplies and machines, speaks during a press briefing about coronavirus testing in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 11, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Trump’s plan to get through coronavirus comes straight from the Soviet playbook

When authoritarians don't like reality, they just create their own. Sometimes that works for Donald Trump. Let's see if it works for the coronavirus.
Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects coronavirus prevention and control work at Anhuali Community in Beijing, China, on February 10, 2020.

Coronavirus propaganda from Russia, China, and Iran are beginning to mimic each other, State Department report says

The state report viewed by Politico warns that the three countries are using the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to spread anti-US messaging.
Two examples of Russian posts directed at Ukraine that Facebook removed.

Dozens of Facebook pages linked to Russian and Iranian propaganda efforts were shuttered in the company’s latest effort to combat misinformation...

Facebook just removed dozens of accounts for what it calls, "coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a government or foreign actor."
Russian TV pundit Vladimir Soloviev trolled US President Donald Trump on an edition of his Russian state TV show on October 27

Russian state media mocked Trump by calling him ‘our Donald Ivanovych’ and complained US politicians had lost their minds over attempts to...

Hosts and pundits on Russian state TV are said to mock US president Donald Trump as servile to Russian interests while opposing his impeachment.

ISIS is reportedly using popular Gen Z app TikTok as its newest recruitment tool

Members of the Islamic State have reportedly posted propaganda videos on TikTok of fighters and young women, which have since been deleted.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen during his holiday in the Siberian taiga.

Putin had a forest photoshoot in Siberia for his birthday, and it’s the most majestic propaganda you’ll see today

Vladimir Putin spent the weekend before his 67th birthday wandering through the Siberian mountains, picking mushrooms and flowers.

Facebook and Twitter say they’ve detected a Chinese propaganda campaign targeting Hong Kong protesters

Mass protests in Hong Kong have been ongoing for weeks over human rights concerns, and the Chinese government has been running a covert social media propaganda campaign to try and undermine the Hong Kong protests.
"Trade War," a song written by a former Chinese official, has gone viral on popular Chinese mobile messenger WeChat and microblogging site Weibo.

‘If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits’: Song about ongoing trade war with the US goes viral in China

The musical score was written by retired Chinese official Zhao Liangtian, and it was posted in a group on the popular Chinese messaging app WeChat.
The front page of North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper reporting on chairman Kim Jong Un's summit with US President Donald Trump on February 28, 2019.

North Korean media are ignoring the fact that Kim and Trump’s summit ended in failure

North Korean media praised the "extraordinary" and "successful" summit, and didn't mention that it ended early.

Apple just launched a ‘fact-based’ election feature in Apple News with coverage from Fox News and The Washington Post

"When the loudest, most extreme voices dominate the conversation, we can't hear each other," Apple News' editor-in-chief, Lauren Kern, wrote in an introductory note. "At Apple News, we want to help fix that."