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Russian Trolls Targeted African-Americans

The recent reports on Russian influence in the 2016 election prepared for the Senate have been full of distressing surprises. Among these is that the Moscow Trolls targeted African-Americans in an attempt to discourage them from voting. The New York Times, in Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans on Social Media, notes that “The Russian…

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Sean Hannity and/or the KGB

From the we-sorta-figured file…there’s a fascinating article over on Mother Jones, How Russian Trolls Boosted Conservative News Outlets in the United States by Ali Breland. It seems that a study commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee shows that Russian operatives did everything they could to promo right wing news sources in the United States during…

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