See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

After Russian trolls target black Americans, one city fights back

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2019
From The Center

s he marched in protest through Charlotte shortly before the 2016 presidential election, Theodore Smith could not shake a strange suspicion that a foreign force was stalking his city.

What had begun as a heartfelt popular response to the police shooting of a local black man was taking on an unfamiliar hateful edge that felt inauthentic. On the internet, he saw protest campaigns that seemed to be no more than mash-ups of images designed simply to stir instinctive emotions.

“I wasn’t the only one thinking, ‘This doesn’t seem like our...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

More News about Fake News from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right