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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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The facts of life: Further details about Russian fake news

Source: Facebook’s Russia-Linked Ads Came in Many Disguises – The New York Times An excellent article, with some Facebook page reproductions, so you can see exactly what some of these fakes looked like on your screens. SAN FRANCISCO — The … Continue reading

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The facts of life: how fake information is sold to us

In today’s New York Times column called The Interpreter, Max Fisher and Amanda Taub  do a fine job detailing the M.O. of the Russian fake news engine called kompromat–compromising (a/k/a fake news) material. As we all know, kompromat most probably … Continue reading

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