History Professor Offers Expert ‘Look Inside Russia’s Alternate Media Reality’

The Conversation l Associated Press l The Washington Post l Newsweek l Salon l Yahoo! News

In the wake of the Syrian missile strike, Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, examines Russia’s media strategy at home and abroad in a piece published by The Conversation. Hooper argues that these media strategies are “reflective of a larger information Russian strategy: Stress a unified message at home but sow discord abroad.”

Read the full article on The Conversation website.

Since appearing in The Conversation, Hooper’s piece was picked up by numerous publications, including the Associated Press, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Salon and Yahoo! News.