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Rather than Exposing Propaganda, Washington Post Shows How It's Done

A return to McCarthyism

The aim of the conspiracy that involved these and scores of other sites was reportedly to boost Trump’s chances of winning the the presidency, while simultaneously undermining American support for democracy and creating “the appearance of international tensions” and “fear of looming hostilities with nuclear-armed Russia.”

Post technology reporter Craig Timberg (who previously worked on the paper's "national security" team, reported that a “nonpartisan” team of  “experts” calling themselves PropOrNot used “sophisticated” but unexplained analytical tools and methodologies to identify “more than 200 websites as routine peddlers of Russian propaganda during the election season, with combined audiences of at least 15 million Americans.”
 

For the rest of this article by DAVE LINDORFF please go to Fairness and Accuracy in Media (FAIR) where it was initially published on Dec. 8.



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