malign disinformation/disruption mischief has been operating since 2016 and it's getting worse

Recall that the White House “over-classified” various documents to prevent Congressional investigation in the Trump impeachment. On the other side of the public sphere, websites like Global Research and Newsfront spread conspiracy theories also promoted by Russian Intelligence. CHICAGO (AP) — The State Department says Russia is using a well-developed online operation that includes a…

The Donald, Death, and Disinformation

Recent attempts to distort COVID information in Florida are only a symptom of how GOP states will be undercounting or suppressing data. This is only part of the larger GOP project of vote suppression distorted by Trump’s ignorance of public policy. Even Rudy Giuliani has reemerged to flog Ukrainian disinformation about Biden. “The coronavirus pandemic…

David Dennison reminds us about disinformation as Rudy Colludy manufactures some

Greg Sargent has an excellent piece on disinformation in WaPo, reminding us how the GOP continues to traffic in disinformation as the Senate impeachment trial approaches. Two new developments attest to this point: a remarkable pair of revelatory tweets from Giuliani, and a tour de force of reporting in The Post, which reveals that Trump routinely communicated throughout…