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Obama’s office excoriated a GOP-led congressional probe into Joe Biden and Ukraine as giving ‘credence to a Russian disinformation campaig...

The investigation is rooted in efforts by some who are "actively supported by Russia" to blame Ukraine for meddling in 2016, Obama's office said.
A protest against Washington's extended stay-at-home order.

‘The country is in a state of trauma’: COVID-19 has made the US a breeding ground for propaganda and a goldmine for foreign spies

"People are angry" and seeking information, a former NSC official said. "That's a ripe environment for foreign interference and disinformation."

Foreign intelligence operatives are reportedly using online platforms and video-conferencing apps like Zoom to spy on Americans

Chinese spies, in particular, have exploited the coronavirus pandemic to get information about American companies.
Nurses clean their hands with disinfectant after a patient was screened for COVID-19 at a drive-up clinic in Seattle on March 17, 2020.

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans have to flatten the misinformation curve too

Opinion: The flood of misinformation on social media platforms means the public has to assume responsibilities of digital citizenship.
An Instagram sticker encourages users to stay home amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Instagram is targeting fake coronavirus news and finally taking disinformation and hoaxes seriously

Instagram is going after misinformation related to coronavirus, and promoting reputable sources like the World Health Organization instead.

Google launched an educational website on coronavirus in the United States

Google said it would highlight information from "authoritative" sources on data visualization, safety and prevention, and relief efforts.
The feature will promote official information about the spread of COVID-19, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Facebook is launching a new ‘coronavirus information center’ that will appear at the top of people’s News Feeds

The feature will promote official information about the spread of COVID-19 and government advice on measures like social distancing, Facebook said.
An employee wearing a protective face mask disinfects a subway train in Moscow, Russia, on March 16, 2020.

Russia is aggressively exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to push disinformation and weaken Western society, EU security services warn in a new repor...

Russia is taking advantage of the confusion and panic as part of its wider aim to subvert Western society, the report says.

The city of Newark is threatening to criminally prosecute anyone who spreads disinformation about the coronavirus

Newark, New Jersey, is trying to combat coronavirus disinformation, but its efforts have already sparked criticism and debate over free speech rights.
President Donald Trump and the Twitter logo are seen in this photo illustration.

How diehard Trump fans transformed their Twitter accounts into bots which spread conspiracies in a vast Russia-style disinformation network

The Power10 app allowed Trump a network of Trump supporters to evade anti-bot rules, and spread QAnon conspiracies and propaganda.