Fri, Feb 24

The Moscow Spoiler Model


  1. Briefly describe the (a) motivation, (b) strategy, and (c) goal of the Moscow Spoiler model.
  2. What are the key strengths and weaknesses of the Moscow Spoiler? Justify your positions.
  3. What key challenges does the Spoiler pose? Are these technological or political? How so?
  4. How are misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda part of the Moscow Spoiler model?
  5. Which of the four "positive visions" (154) can best address the Spoiler? How so? Be specific.