As the shelling raged, Capt. Ammar al-Wawi, the rebel commander and spin doctor, was holding court in a Turkish luxury hotel.
Of course, Awlaki is a spin doctor and a propagandist, so we should read his rantings with some skepticism.
A think tank headed by Gleb Pavlovsky, a pro-Kremlin spin doctor, launched the Internet newspaper Lenta.ru about the same time.
: Spin control is the subtle art of massaging reporters' minds after the event has taken place. The ''doctors'' try to control the interpretation, or ''spin,'' the reporters will put on their stories (mid1980s+)