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NYT Prints Government-Funded Propaganda About Government-Funded Propaganda
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What the reader was left with was a very selective, curated impression that online social media manipulation is something done exclusively by brown and black people and those dastardly Slavs. The column condemns “surreptitious techniques pioneered in Mo ...[Read more]
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There’s still little evidence that Russia’s 2016 social media efforts did much of anything
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What we actually know about the Russian activity on Facebook and Twitter: It was often modest, heavily dissociated from the campaign itself and minute in the context of election social media efforts. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released ...[Read more]
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The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened
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How did "multiple sources" all innocently feed the same false information to multiple media outlets? The refusal of CNN and MSNBC to say only compounds the damage they caused. Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long ...[Read more]
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Guardian Criminalizes the Urban Poor in Rockefeller-Sponsored Series on Sao Paulo
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The Guardian kicked off a week of coverage about São Paulo today, as part of its Rockefeller Foundation sponsored “Cities” Series. Although part of this content appears to be generated with support from local news non-profit Agência Publica and resp ...[Read more]
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Rupert Murdoch says his newspapers have been remendously damaged by the digital age
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Rupert Murdoch says his newspapers are struggling because digital advertising “has been has been tremendously damaging to print”. Speaking at News Corp’s AGM on Wednesday, the 86-year-old media tycoon said he did “not really” have any plans to b ...[Read more]
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US Media Attempt to Shape Russians Electoral Tastes
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Recently Twitter has banned all ads from the accounts of Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik on its platform over alleged attempts to meddle in elections. US media outlets are permanently attempting to shape the electoral preferences of the Russian natio ...[Read more]
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Are Catalonian nationalists copying Maidan propaganda€™ handbook?
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A new video promoting Catalonian democracy looks suspiciously similar to a production made about the 2014 Maidan protests in Ukraine – and many online are not impressed. ‘Help Catalonia. Save Europe’ is a new video published on the YouTube account o ...[Read more]
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After Socialists Win 17 of 23 States, US Claims Venezuela Elections Not ‘Free and Fair’
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The United Socialist Party of Venezuela, or PSUV won at least 17 of the 23 governorships, also garnering 54 percent of the vote. The PSUV candidate for Bolivar state, where no official results have been declared yet, also claimed victory. U.S. Ambassador ...[Read more]
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Top Trump Official John Kelly Ordered ICE to Portray Immigrants as Criminals to Justify Raids
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Earlier this month, The Intercept published a cache of internal emails exchanged between Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Texas in February, while the first mass raids of the Trump administration were underway. The redacted emails, obtaine ...[Read more]
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Yet Another Major Russia Story Falls Apart. Is Skepticism Permissible Yet?
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Last friday, most major media outlets touted a major story about Russian attempts to hack into U.S. voting systems, based exclusively on claims made by the Department of Homeland Security. “Russians attempted to hack elections systems in 21 states in th ...[Read more]
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Verrit, the pro-Clinton ‘media platform’ that’s looking worse and worse
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The site didn’t make much sense in the first place. Hillary Clinton crusader Peter Daou advertised Verrit, which the former Democratic nominee endorsed Sunday night, as a “media platform” designed for the 65.8 million Americans who voted for Clinton ...[Read more]
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