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Media Bits and Bytes - December 3, 2019

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Ukrainian Meddling? A Russian Operation, U.S. Intel Says

Julian E. Barnes and Matthew Rosenberg New York Times
Moscow has run a yearslong operation to blame Ukraine for its own 2016 election interference. Republicans have used similar talking points to defend President Trump in impeachment proceedings.

How Disinformation Could Sway the 2020 Election

Paul M. Barrett The Conversation
While foreign election interference has dominated discussion of disinformation, most intentionally false content targeting U.S. social media is generated by domestic sources.
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