Fake Russian Twitter accounts ended up in dozens of American media outlets
ThinkProgress - 10/23/2017
That is to say, the tweets accomplished what the Kremlin’s Soviet predecessors, who wooed their own American reporters, could have only hoped to accomplish. Counted by outlets alone, the fake social media operations appear the most pervasive foreign propaganda efforts in recent history – even if their efficacy remains unclear. “The internet is such a multiplier that I think it would be hard to draw an [historic] analogy,” Dan Kennedy, an associate professor with Northeastern University’s School of Journalism, told ThinkProgress.