Online Resources:


Digital Forensics Research Lab (DFR Lab) on Medium

Social Media Resources:

My Disinformation Twitter list (it’s open to subscribers)

Podcasts and Newsletters:

Mike Hind’s The Disinformation Age  Podcast

Subscribe to Charlie Warzel’s Newsletter here

Jonathan Tanner (@tannerjc)’s Governments vs The Robots podcast

Journalists to follow:

Craig Silverman, Joseph Bernstein, Jonathan Albright


Books on StratComms/Comms/InfoWars/InfoOps/Disinformation/Media in Conflict etc etc.

Historical Background:

The Sefton Delmer archive including; Trail Sinister and Black Boomerang

From the Frontline - The Extraordinary Life of Basil Clarke

Military Press Control - History of the Work of MI7 1914-1919 (official archive documents)

The Technological Society: Jacques Ellul

Propaganda - The Formation of Men’s Attitudes: Jacques Ellul

Contemporary Media, Communications and Politics/Conflict:

The Victory Lab - Sasha Issenberg: How social science and analytics are shaping political campaigning

The PR Masterclass - Alex Singleton: Understanding how news media works and how institutions seek to influence it (question as to whether news media is actually all that influential)

Trust Me; PR is Dead - Robert Phillips (see above)

Strategic Narratives - Communication Power and the New World Order - Alister Miskimmon, Ben O’Loughlin, Laura Roselle

War in 140 Characters - David Patrikarakos

#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media - Cass Sunstein 

Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy - Haroon Ullah

The Violent Image: Insurgent Propaganda and the New Revolutionaries - Neville Bolt