The Qatari government is running sponsored messages on a widely read American political newsletter in the latest step of its propaganda campaign in the context of the Qatari Emir’s visit to the US. Politico’s Playbook newsletter ran several sponsored messages and ads from the Qatari government promoting Qatar’s relationship with the US.
‘Throwing its money’
A sponsored advert as it appears on Politico’s newsletter Playbook. (Screenshot via Politico)
Increasing lobbyist efforts
A sponsored advert appears on Politico popular newsletter Playbook with a ‘message from the Government of Qatar’. (Screenshot via Politico)