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General News    H3'ed 12/18/18

What We Now Know About Russian Disinformation

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The Russian disinformation operations that affected the 2016 US presidential election,  continue as  2 new reports produced for the Senate Intelligence Committee make clear. Russian interference through social media  is a chronic, widespread and identifiable condition!  The Senate committee asked two research teams to investigate the full scope of the recent multiyear Russian operation to influence American opinion executed by a company called the Internet Research Agency. Our report, concludes that Russia was able to masquerade successfully as a collection of American media entities, managing fake personas and developing communities of hundreds of thousands, building influence over a period of years and using it to manipulate and exploit existing political and societal divisions. 

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