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Articles by: Dr Robin Andersen

Backlash Against Russian ‘Fake News’ Is Shutting Down Debate For Real

Backlash Against Russian ‘Fake News’ Is Shutting Down Debate For Real

A few days before the Halloween hearings held by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, where powerful tech companies would provide testimony about their roles disseminating “fake news” during the 2016 election, Twitter announced it would no longer accept advertising from the Russian government-sponsored broadcast channel Russia Today (RT), or the state-owned Sputnik. In a Twitter PublicPolicy blog post (10/26/17), the company said it would “off-board advertising[Read More…]

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