New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate shows the operation’s scale & sweep washingtonpost.com/technology/201… A report prepared for the Senate that provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 election found the operation
used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and videos tailored to voters’ interests to help elect President Trump — & worked even harder to support him while in office.
The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study
the millions of posts provided by major technology firms to the Senate Intelligence Committee, led by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), its chairman, and Sen. Mark Warner (Va.), its ranking Democrat. The bipartisan panel hasn’t said whether it endorses the findings. It plans to release