About one and a half years ago, another priority emerged, and this is a priority for the Global Engagement Center — opposition to media propaganda owned by other states. This is what is being done now and this will be part of my work, I will seriously concentrate on this. I think this is a very serious question. If we look at propaganda, it comes from a number of states, including Russia, Iran and China,said nuerth at the briefing.
She expressed gratitude to Congress, which allocated additional funds for this struggle.
According to her, the $ 40 million transferred from the Pentagon’s budget to the development of the Global Engagement Center “will be aimed at resolving two major issues - de-radicalization, the fight against extremism, and just opposition to propaganda.”
Recall, on Tuesday, Congressmen Seth Multon and Eliza Stefanik submitted to the House of Representatives the bill on combating foreign propaganda, which contains amendments to the law of 1934 year. In particular, lawmakers are proposing to oblige the media "to provide twice a year reports to the Federal Communications Commission, which will be published on its website." In addition, journalists will have to supply their materials with a note that this publication is sponsored by a certain state.