Let's check for the 4D's, shall we? The first is DISMISS-- we saw this with claims evidence would be planted. Conservative media dismissed it too. For example, Laura Ingraham said this was "the deep state's" revenge.
DISTORT: This is retelling the story to change its meaning, so maybe releasing a statement saying the info was basically all available on your phone or that this is very normal.
Aug 8 • 8 tweets • 2 min read
I don't at all doubt that human trafficking is taking place; however, I have questions about the Daily Mail's piece. They cite a "Washington Institute For Defence And Security," not spelling defense as we'd expect if it was based in Washington.
The website itself links to a Wordpress demo about us page where the groups "about us" page should be. archive.ph/FDiKz#selectio…
Aug 6 • 10 tweets • 3 min read
Hoaxlines monitors trending pro-Kremlin headlines. Headlines for the Amnesty report for both domestic Russian and international audiences were trending following its publication. The report excluded Ukrainian input. Author shown at press conference. npr.org/2022/08/05/111…
CBS released a documentary repeating claims from the Amnesty author's report. Why? She's in the documentary too. CBS repeats anecdotes and creates suspenseful scenes but fails to show evidence that the narrative they put forth--one promoted by the Kremlin since day 1--has merit.
Aug 4 • 18 tweets • 6 min read
🧵We found that content discussing “Ukraine” and “Nazi” surged as the 2014 Kremlin-orchestrated plans faltered and again as Russia invaded in 2022.