Russia Today: “Watch how evil Kremlin propaganda REALLY works”

Russia Today went live on December 10, 2005. In the US, RT is often called a “propaganda bullhorn” or “Putin’s magnificent messaging machine”. The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism even run a project for a class to measure what RT does. Called RT Watch, the weblog was used by students to track the alleged disinformation run by RT. 10 years have passed. The issue of RT being the biased source of information is still often discussed on the web. Nevertheless, RT has gained a significant audience. According to Similarweb statistics, Russia Today ( drives more traffic than USAToday and even the Voice of America. In this humorous video, Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan explains how Russia Today managed to get “to the top”.


  1. Anton December 14, 2015
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