I’ve been reading the U.S. State Department’s GEC Special Report on Russian efforts to impact our elections. Titled “Pillars of Russia’s Disinformation and Propaganda Ecosystem,” it is absolutely riveting to learn intricate details about the sophisticated networks and misinformation tactics they employed in 2016 and are enhancing and expanding now.
I highly recommend you read it, especially if you’re tempted to spread conspiracy theories on Facebook.
America’s free and fair elections are under attack!
Russian front groups, fake individual online identities, and state-funded media to sow disinformation and dissension about U.S. allies around the world. Russian intelligence operations have perfected the art of laundering distorted and fabricated narratives through media networks, covert hacking, international proxies, and others.