articles tagged: propaganda
how to dive into the belly of the fake news beast
# oddities

how to dive into the belly of the fake news beast

Both Finland and the United States have a serious fake news problem, but only one of them has been successful in tacking it. How this played out is both instructive and disturbing

the habits of social media partisans: the far left rants and mocks, the far right just lies
# politics

the habits of social media partisans: the far left rants and mocks, the far right just lies

An analysis of partisan echo chambers on social media shows that the far left and the far right have unique approaches to propaganda.

from russia with trolls, or, you mad comrade?
# tech

from russia with trolls, or, you mad comrade?

Internet writer Adrian Chen decided to investigate professional trolls working for the Russian government and they played him like a fiddle.