Vagueness is a frequent indicator of propaganda in news reporting. "Remember the following first rule of disinformation analysis: truth is specific, lie is vague," writes Gregory Sinaisky. "Always look for palpable details in reporting and if the picture is not in focus, there must be reasons for it."
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- Gregory Sinaisky, "Detecting Disinformation, Without Radar," Asia Times, April 3, 2003.