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Inside The Factory: How Russian Trolls Manufacture Fake News


Inside The Factory: How Russian Trolls Manufacture Fake News
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Their impact stretches beyond the 2016 U.S. presidential election that made them an international household name. Russian trolls, says blogger Ilya Varlamov, have changed “the whole picture” for online news in Russia. But how did they do it? In this video, taken from Current Time’s InterNYET: A History Of The Russian Internet series, former employees at a St. Petersburg troll factory get down to specifics.

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