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Social Media

Google is punishing Russian outlets RT and Sputnik in search results

Google is “de-ranking” the search results for Russian government-funded news sites Sputnik and RT in an effort to tamp down on Russian propaganda in the U.S.
Noah Kulwin
11.21.17
fake news

Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed

“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
Justin Ling
11.20.17
Foreign Agents

The Manafort indictment is killing D.C.'s secret lobbying business

Lobbyists and media consultants are lawyering up to tell the DOJ what they've been doing.
Alex Thompson
Christina Sterbenz
11.17.17
russia

Russia takes aim at CNN and foreign media after RT crackdown

Greg Walters
11.15.17
Russian meddling

Russia might be running anti-fracking ads too, congressman says

Republican Rep. Lamar Smith is asking Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet to turn over Russian ads that relate to anti-fracking and anti-fossil fuel campaigns.
Alex Lubben
9.27.17
Facebook

Algorithms — not the CIA — likely took down RT's Facebook account

Noah Kulwin
1.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

C-SPAN's Online Feed Started Airing Russian TV for Some Reason

The public-access channel is currently calling the glitch an "internal" issue, rather than something more sinister.
Lauren Messman
1.12.17
Stuff

A Conspiracy Theorist's Guide to the Panama Papers

The biggest leak in history is a plot against Vladimir Putin, a CIA operation, a George Soros–controlled precursor to the New World Order—and something that could expose the truth behind 9/11.
Harry Cheadle
4.7.16
americas

Police Investigating Death of Former Russian Press Minister in Washington, DC

Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin and a founder of the Russia Today news network, was found dead in a hotel on Thursday.
Atoosa Moinzadeh
11.7.15
journalism

RT's '10 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Large Hadron Collider' Is Amazing Garbage

Fuck.
Michael Byrne
9.5.15
politics

European Union Prepares 'Myth-Busters' Team to Combat Russian Disinformation

The EU foreign service is recruiting a group of Russian speakers to monitor Russian media coverage and work on "correction and fact-checking of misinformation/myths."
Alec Luhn
4.17.15
ukraine

Ukraine Is Now Detaining Journalists Too

Pro-Russia militias have held several reporters in Ukraine recently. Now Ukrainian forces have reportedly arrested three journalists.
Alice Speri
5.20.14
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