B.J. Bethel

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Exclusive: Russia’s election malfeasance

Chris Zappone, editor at Melbourne’s The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald; and B.J. Bethel, a journalist from the Midwest United States, were among the first to cover Russia’s online disinformation campaign during the 2016 election.

May 3, 2016: Donald Trump as a Manchurian Candidate (… sort of) for Russia – Chris Zappone

June 15, 2016: Russia’s information war meets the U.S. election – Chris Zappone

June 22, 2016: Russia’s election hacking and disinformation campaign – Chris Zappone

June 24, 2016: DNCHack: Did Kim DotCom warn of DNC hack? – Chris Zappone

June 26, 2016: DNC Leak: Russia better at information war now than during Cold War – Chris Zappone

July 7, 2016: Donald Trump’s other brand – his Anti-Semitic Twitter horde – B.J. Bethel

July 26 2016: Putin on the Ritz: How the media finally seized on Donald Trump’s concerning ties with Russia – B.J. Bethel

July 26, 2016: The first U.S. election fought in Cyberspace – Chris Zappone

July 30, 2016: Don’t expect America’s media to stop barbarian Donald Trump – B.J. Bethel

Aug. 1, 2016: Julian Assange: DNC leaks justified because, uh, I can’t vote there – Chris Zappone

Aug. 9, 2016: Trump’s ‘Firehose of Falsehood’ parallels Russian propaganda – Chris Zappone

Aug. 11, 2016: Five times Russian propaganda and Wikileaks have crossed paths – Chris Zappone

Aug. 14, 2016: Hacking – a brute force attack on reality – Chris Zappone

Sept. 7, 2016: Shadowbrokers and Russia’s ‘message to elites’ – Chris Zappone

Sept. 9, 2016: Who controls the news? Information in the era of Russia and Chinese hacking – Chris Zappone

Sept. 14, 2016: Wikileaks drops latest DNC leak courtesy Guccifer 2.0 – Chris Zappone

Sept. 16: Russian election meddlig a ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’? – Chris Zappone

Oct. 4, 2016: GamerGate meme war shares DNA with Pro-Donald Trump trolls – B.J. Bethel

Oct. 14, 2016: Fighting Trump and Russia means fighting for facts everywhere – Chris  Zappone

Oct. 14, 2016: Thomas Rid: DNC hack most significant ever – Chris Zappone

Oct. 19, 2016: Donald has rabies: Twitter bots and their part in propaganda war – Chris Zappone

Oct. 26, 2016: The Surkov Leaks: The Ukrainians Strike Back? – Chris Zappone

Nov. 25, 2016: Transparency champs Wikileaks block me on Twitter – Chris Zappone

Dec. 5, 2016: (Fake) News that Kills: #PizzaGate scare only the beginning – B.J. Bethel

Jan. 25, 2017: The gutless American reaction to Russia and Putinism must stop – B.J. Bethel


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