March 1, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Edited: March 1, 2019, 11:31 a.m.

Definition: false information which is intended to mislead, especially propaganda issued by a government organization to a rival power or the media.


Disinformation is false information spread deliberately to deceive.

The authors of a 2006 book about psychopathy in the workplace, Snakes in Suits describe a five-phase model of how a typical workplace psychopath climbs to and maintains power. In phase three, manipulation, the psychopath will create a scenario of "psychopathic fiction"—where positive information about themselves and negative disinformation about others will be created, casting others in roles as a part of a network of pawns or patrons to be utilized and groomed into accepting the psychopath's agenda