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Fake-news-week: Magazine retracts story about ‘alt-right bots’ and Sen. Franken

By ethan / February 23, 2018

A once-respected news magazine has been forced to retract a story claiming that ‘alt-right bots’ and ‘Russian spies’ were behind a campaign last year to unseat Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota). It was a natural ‘bombshell’ story: “Alt-right” botnets and even Russians themselves had targeted the Minnesota Democrat after a radio broadcaster – described as a […]

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