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How to Monitor Fake News

A SOFTWARE TECHNIQUE COULD HELP OVERSEE THE SPREAD OF DISINFORMATION.

WASHINGTON — The indictment of 13 Russians filed on Friday by Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, details the secret workings of the Internet Research Agency, an organization in St. Petersburg, Russia, that disseminates false information online. According to American intelligence officials, the Kremlin oversaw this shadowy operation, which made extensive use of social

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