Category Archives: Komprosplat

Fake news, trolls and the facts of life

From 538 Significant Digits: 559 pages and 251 accounts (and my bolding) It’s not only Russians who can troll. Never ones to be outdone, Americans, too, are getting in on the act. For example, an American blogger spread fake stories … Continue reading

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Want to see the political ads targeting people who are not us?

ProPublica has set up a data base through which you can read political advertising on Facebook, advertising not directed to you and me in our secure blue states, but to your, oh, say, Trump-voting cousins. ProPublica allows you to ID … Continue reading

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You want crazy? You’ve got crazy, in short form

As I read this long paragraph from Harper’s Weekly Review, it occurred to me it was the best, most concise yet most complete summary of how insane the Trump, Helsinki, Putin, Russia story is: Weeks after the US ambassador to … Continue reading

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