Russia ‘launders’ disinformation by using fake personas, U.S. writers

Russia ‘launders’ disinformation by using fake personas, U.S. writers

The U.S. intelligence community has made it clear that when it comes to foreign interference in American elections, 2016 was only the beginning. As November approaches, efforts to persuade voters and sow disinformation and mistrust are growing. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Ben Nimmo of cybersecurity firm Graphika about a Russian operation leveraging American writers and fake personas.

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