East StratCom disinformation claim:

A Swiss media study has confirmed that Western propaganda is spread by three big Western media agencies, namely, Associated Press, Agence France-Presse and Reuters.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 14. June 2016

Debunk claim:

The quoted study exists (https://swisspropaganda.wordpress.com/der-propaganda-multiplikator/), however its authors cannot be found, neither the owner of the website that published it. // Western news agencies operate independently from national governments.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 31. The item is located at row number 32 in the report.

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