Disinformation Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Disinformation Quotes from Christopher Wylie, James Lovelock, Michael E. Mann, Carl Bernstein, Will Hurd. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

Disinformation has always existed. It's not like all of

Disinformation has always existed. It’s not like all of a sudden we’ve just discovered this new thing called propaganda.
Christopher Wylie
Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
James Lovelock
There are very tangible harms that come from manipulating people. In the United States, the public health response to Covid-19 has been inhibited by widespread disinformation about the existence of the virus or false claims about different kinds of treatment that do not work.
Christopher Wylie
Public discourse has been polluted now for decades by corporate-funded disinformation – not just with climate change but with a host of health, environmental and societal threats. The implications for the planet are grim.
Michael E. Mann
The lowest form of popular culture – lack of information, misinformation, disinformation and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people’s lives – has overrun real journalism.
Carl Bernstein
The Russians know that well executed disinformation, when exercised tactically, can quickly metastasize.
Will Hurd
Disinformation is more than just lying: it’s the denial and twisting of reality in order to present some desired image to the rest of the world.
Will Hurd
The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power.
James Lovelock
We live in a world where all wars will begin as cyber wars… It’s the combination of hacking and massive, well-coordinated disinformation campaigns.
Jared Cohen
The work of Cambridge Analytica is not equivalent to traditional marketing. Cambridge Analytica specialized in disinformation, spreading rumors, kompromat, and propaganda.
Christopher Wylie
The Russians thrive on misinformation and disinformation.
Fiona Hill
The most important funder of the British Brexit campaign had odd Russian contacts. So did some cabinet ministers in Poland’s supposedly anti-Russian, hard-right government, elected after a campaign marked by online disinformation in 2015.
Anne Applebaum
Hunter Biden’s laptop is not part of some Russian disinformation campaign.
John Ratcliffe
Twitter is an astounding platform for information, but it’s a total blank slate – which means it’s an astounding platform for disinformation, too.
Rachel Sklar
Anything that’s secret, clandestine, loaded with such a supercargo of speculation, misinformation, disinformation and, for that matter, accurate revelations, creates an appetite.
Charles McCarry
There’s no comparison between NPR and the propaganda that you hear from Rush or from Sean Hannity, the news movement conservatives that are just laying out, slathering out the disinformation and the lies, as I discuss in my book, ‘Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right.’
Al Franken
Reflexive control is a ‘uniquely Russian’ technique of psychological manipulation through disinformation. The idea is to feed your adversary a set of assumptions that will produce a predictable response: That response, in turn, furthers a goal that advances your interests.
Asha Rangappa
We seriously have to question the motivation of those people referred to as climate change sceptics, who are denying the evidence of human-caused climate change and preventing us from moving forward by spreading disinformation and supporting unchecked carbon pollution.
Kofi Annan
We are at war, if you will, in the cyber domain now, constantly battling countries, such as Russia or China, who are trying to do everything from steal our technology to influence our elections to put out disinformation about the United States.
Mark Esper
Russia has always been involved in propaganda and disinformation.
Sebastian Gorka