STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
Fifteen Years Later, Mainstream Analysis Begins to Adopt Our Meme Approach
By Daily Bell Staff – June 06, 2016
What is memetic warfare and how it threats democratic values? … One of the contributors of Defense Strategic Communications journal issued by NATO Stratcom COE, Jeff Giesea defines memetic warfare as “competition over narrative, ideas, and social control in a social-media battlefield. One might think of it as a subset of ‘information operations’ tailored to social media. Information operations involve the collection and dissemination of information to establish a competitive advantage over an opponent”. -European Endowment for Democracy
This is a terrific article that tells us how propaganda has evolved in the Internet era.
We are especially pleased with the article because it features “memes” – a concept that The Daily Bell helped pioneer some 15 years ago.
Our idea then, as now, was that…