Channel One confused the poster Team Fortress 2 with US military propaganda.

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In the historical program “The First World War”, Channel One showed a poster of the Team Shooter 2 team shooter disguised as an American military propaganda of a century ago. This site told TJournal.

On the night of September 2 to 3, 2014, Channel One showed the sixth issue of the program on Channel One. He was dedicated to state propaganda in France, the United States and Great Britain in the first half of the 20th century. The announcer noted that the Americans went the furthest in it: “A specially created organization in the USA with an innocent name Public Information Committee under the leadership of journalist George Creel created rude images of“ German monsters ”, regardless of logic or common sense. The American people had to know well: the Germans are the fiends of hell. ”

As an example of the American propaganda of those years, the poster showed Team Fortress 2 by a Finnish artist under the pseudonym TankTaur, which published the image on the DeviantArt website in December 2009. In the picture the soldier is preparing to eat the child, and the players are urged to join the team of demolition men in order to avenge these atrocities.

Television crews often illustrate reportages from video games. In 2012, the emblem of the United Nations Space Command in the series of shooters Halo appeared in the plot of the British BBC broadcasting corporation about the events in Syria. The journalists confused the coalition of earthlings with the UN Security Council: the organizations have the same abbreviations – UNSC. In March 2013, the Danish channel TV2 showed a snapshot of Assassin’s Creed, talking about the war in the Middle East.

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On July 14, 2014, on the website of the Russia Today TV channel, a recording of the “SophiCo” program appeared, where the presenter Sofiko Shevardnadze asked a young African immigrant about the civil war in Sudan. The authors of the program emphasized the horrors of the front-line childhood with a metal gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain stealth action screenshot about fictional events in Afghanistan in 1984. Two weeks later, the YouTube channel Shtepsel TV, and then Ukrainian mediapublished the “recording” from an American satellite, which allegedly showed that rockets from the Grado MLRS were flying from Russia to Ukraine. Russia Today website stated that the movie was mounted by taking a frame from the flight simulator Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 2.

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