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Facebook hired a right-wing lobbyist to discredit critics

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg Thursday tried to distance himself from a report that his company suppressed internal research on Russian misinformation campaigns and had hired a right-wing lobbying firm that used propaganda tactics to deflect negative attention

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