The project’s Lisa-Maria Neudert was interviewed on the BBC to discuss the latest revelations into the ‘Internet Research Agency’, and to add context to an interview held with a Russian journalist, Vitaly Bespalov, who spent three months working at the IRA.
Inside Russia’s Troll Farm
The story of one worker in Russia’s propaganda business. Russian journalist Vitaly Bespalov spent three months working at the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg – the internet troll farm accused ofmeddling in the 2016 US presidential election. He tells Manuela Saragosa what it was like. And Lisa-Maria Neudert, computational propaganda researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, explains how modern propaganda operations work.
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