Technology firms must develop new ways to jam Russia's fake news

2019-03-01 04:15:00

The Photo Works/Alamy Stock Photo By Paul Marks Propaganda’s latest twisted form was laid bare in last week’s FBI indictment alleging that a Russian cabal tried to game the 2016 US election with an industrial-scale fake news operation. Misinformation, and the war against it, is, of course, nothing new. I recall how, as a kid in the 1970s, I’d hit the wrong frequency on our kitchen radio and a deep voice would emerge from the static, explaining how badly people in the capitalist West were oppressed. It seemed hilarious. It was Radio Moscow,