Saturday, November 26, 2016

Inside a Fake News Sausage Factory: ‘This Is All About Income’ - The New York Times

Interesting times

"In the prelude to the election, bogus reports about Mrs. Clinton’s health and highly favorable ones about Mr. Trump were promoted with gusto by Russian state-controlled news media outlets and legions of pro-Russian internet agitators. This has stirred suspicions that the Kremlin has had a hand in the fake news industry, prompting American researchers to assert in recent studies that the online blurring of the boundary between truth and falsehood is in part the result of Russian manipulation.

But Mr. Latsabidze and others here say they serve only their bank balances, not Russia or anything else."
Inside a Fake News Sausage Factory: ‘This Is All About Income’ - The New York Times
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