Managing Media Influence Operations: Lessons from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

@article{Johnson2018ManagingMI,
  title={Managing Media Influence Operations: Lessons from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty},
  author={A. Ross Johnson},
  journal={International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence},
  year={2018},
  volume={31},
  pages={681 - 701}
}
  • A. Johnson
  • Published 2 October 2018
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence
The history of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) suggests principles useful for the successful management of information programs intended to influence foreign audiences in ways that support the interests of the United States. Many of these principles apply to any foreign information program, regardless of the degree of openness or source of funds. Some also apply specifically to U.S. government covert efforts. RFE and RL were overseen and funded by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA… 

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