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By PBS NewsHour
Disinformation, especially on social media, is threatening the upcoming election just like it did in 2016, social media and tech giants Facebook and Twitter announced this week. Deen Freelon, an associate professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill…
By Nick Schifrin
The U.S. intelligence community has made it clear that when it comes to foreign interference in American elections, 2016 was only the beginning. As November approaches, efforts to persuade voters and sow disinformation and mistrust are growing. Nick Schifrin reports…
With Election Day just over two months away, Americans will begin casting ballots in a few weeks. The U.S. intelligence community has already warned of multiple attempts by foreign powers to intervene in the November election. But now comes word…
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
U.S. intelligence has assessed that China is hoping President Donald Trump does not win reelection, Russia is working to denigrate Democrat Joe Biden and Iran is working to undermine democratic institutions.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries.
Two major cybersecurity intrusions, each with global implications, are in the news. On Wednesday, hackers accessed high-profile Twitter accounts, using them to promote the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Also, three countries accused Russia of trying to steal research into a possible COVID-19…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a bipartisan Senate report reaffirms that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election -- and will try it again this year. The findings contradict President Trump’s claims of a hoax and reiterate the intelligence…
Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been well documented, and evidence shows Russia is again trying to undermine the 2020 election. But what is the federal government doing to stop it? Richard Hasen, founder of the Election…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Democrats leaving the meeting said they had more questions and had heard conflicting evidence.
Multiple news outlets report that U.S. intelligence officials told House lawmakers recently that Russia is actively trying to help President Trump be reelected. In response, Trump has lashed out at Democrats, saying they are starting a “rumor” about Russian election…
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