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October 11, 2018 // New York Times  //       //  Opinion

Made and Distributed in the U.S.A.: Online Disinformation

SAN FRANCISCO — When Christine Blasey Ford testified beforeCongress last month about Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault, a website called Right Wing News sprang into action on Facebook.

The conservative site, run by the blogger John Hawkins, had created a series of Facebook pages and accounts over the last year under many names, according to Facebook.

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