Disinformation

Today’s Dilbert, in which an unnamed employee goes to the pointy-haired boss to tell him that Dilbert’s project is in total chaos:

There are two ways to spread distinformation: through a source that the target audience takes to be authoritative — this is the scheme of official propaganda sources, and of some public figures, and of some other sources, like Fox News — or through deliberately spreading stories by word of mouth, as above.

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