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The Russian “disinformation chain” starts from the very top—from Russian leadership, to Russian actors and proxies, through channels of amplification such as social media platforms, and finally to U.S. media consumers. So how can policymakers combat this threat in the United States?
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Trends in the Diffusion of Misinformation on Social Media Three researchers, Allcott, Hunt & Gentzkow, Matthew & Yu, Chuan just published this article. The authors took a look at 569 sites previously identified as sources of fake news from January 2015 to July 2018.  They measured the volume of Facebook engagements and Twitter shares for […]
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