Black voters are being targeted in disinformation campaigns, echoing the 2016 Russian playbook

Four years after Russian operatives used social media in a bid to exacerbate America’s racial divisions and suppress Black voting, such tactics have spread to a wide range of disinformation ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The potency and persistence … Read more…

How Paul Manafort promoted Russian disinformation that has been embraced by Trump

The claim that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election began as a Russian influence operation designed to distract attention from the Kremlin’s own activities, according to a new Senate Intelligence Committee report. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Full Panel: Postal Service Disruptions May Be A ‘Disinformation Campaign’ | Meet The Press

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Silicon Valley is getting tougher on Trump and his supporters over hate speech and disinformation

The nation’s technology industry has begun taking a harder line against hate speech, misinformation and posts that incite violence by President Trump and some of his most extreme supporters after years of treating such issues warily amid fear of triggering … Read more…

Trump’s Airing Of Propaganda Video During Coronavirus Briefing Is ‘Act Of Disinformation’ | MSNBC

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Trump’s Airing Of Propaganda Video During Coronavirus Briefing Is ‘Act Of Disinformation’ | MSNBC

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Trump shared an edited Pelosi video on social media, highlighting a gray area in the debate over disinformation

A video tweeted by President Trump of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was not a sophisticated “deepfake” or an intricately altered “cheapfake.” The events actually happened, just not in that order. So what should the tech giants and civil society do … Read more…

New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows the operation’s scale and sweep

The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided by major technology firms to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans … Read more…