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Did you believe any of these Russian Fakes of Life?

From the Mueller Report, Vol 1, pgs 33-34, in the footnotes there is a series of tweets produced by the Russian fake “news” machine, IRA [Internet Research Agency], and re-tweeted by Eric Trump; Kellyanne Conway; Brad Parscale; Michael Flynn; Don … Continue reading

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Facts and Fakes of Life: some stats

From Harper’s Magazine Findings, April 2019: Fake news during the 2016 presidential election was shared by 18.1 percent of Republican Facebook users, and 3.5 percent of Democratic Facebook users, and 15 percent of Republicans and 20 percent of Democrats feel … Continue reading

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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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