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Twitter and the Smearing of Corbyn and Assange: A Research Note on the ‘Integrity Initiative’
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Twitter and the Smearing of Corbyn and Assange: A Research Note on the ‘Integrity Initiative’
February 13, 2019

The UK government-financed Integrity Initiative, managed by the Institute for Statecraft, is ostensibly a “counter disinformation” programme to challenge Russian information operations. It has been revealed that the Integrity Initiative twitter handle and some individuals associated with this programme have also been tweeting messages attacking Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Twitter Greenlights Venezuela’s Pro-Opposition Online Blitz – Shuts Down Genuine Opponents
February 9, 2019

As the U.S.-backed coup attempt in Venezuela continues to take shape, shady anonymous actors are waging an information war manipulating social media with automated posts in an apparent attempt to manufacture a faux consensus for regime change in the online theater.

Twitter Greenlights Venezuela’s Pro-Opposition Online Blitz – Shuts Down Genuine Opponents
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UK Report Falsely Claims Russia Went All-Out Trying to Help Elect Trump
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UK Report Falsely Claims Russia Went All-Out Trying to Help Elect Trump
December 19, 2018

No Russiagate witch hunt investigation was warranted. No special counsel should have been appointed. The whole ugly business should be terminated straightaway. All the allegations and accusations about Russian election meddling were and continue to be bald-faced Big Lies.

Boycott Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Here’s Why
October 17, 2018

The way to boycott Facebook, Twitter, and Google, is to NOT respond to their ads, but instead to blacklist their advertisers and all media that rely upon those giant social-media sites.

Boycott Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Here’s Why
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The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election
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The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election
October 13, 2018

The idea promoted by the NYT’s Shane & Mazzetti that the Russian government seriously threatened to determine the 2016 election does not hold up when the larger social media context is examined more closely, reports Gareth Porter.

Facebook Kills ‘Inauthentic’ Foreign News Accounts – US Propaganda Stays Alive
August 27, 2018

The anti-Russian mania in U.S. politics gives social media companies a welcome excuse to clamp down on promotional schemes for sites like Liberty Front Press by claiming that these are disinformation campaigns run by the U.S. enemy of the day.

Facebook Kills ‘Inauthentic’ Foreign News Accounts – US Propaganda Stays Alive
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In a Corporatist System of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship
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In a Corporatist System of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship
August 8, 2018

Today Twitter has silenced three important anti-war voices on its platform: it has suspended Daniel McAdams, the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute, suspended Scott Horton of the Scott Horton Show, and completely removed the account of prominent Antiwar.com writer Peter Van Buren.

The Guardian/Sky News Team Up to Promote Fake News About Fake News
April 29, 2018

On the 19th of April, The Guardian (International Edition) published an article making the assertion that two Twitter accounts were Russian propaganda operations or as they like to put it ‘trolls and bots’ to unleash disinformation on to social media in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning.

The Guardian/Sky News Team Up to Promote Fake News About Fake News
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