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Washington Post forced to issue several corrections on 'Russian bot' stories following Twitter Files

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2023
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The Washington Post issued a series of corrections on stories published during the Russiagate saga, a direct result of reporting from the Twitter Files by independent journalist Matt Taibbi.

In January, Taibbi drew attention to Hamilton 68, a "dashboard" that purportedly monitored Russian bot activity and was frequently cited by top Democrats and the media in the height of the Trump-Russia collusion investigation. But behind the scenes, Twitter executives trashed Hamilton 68 and deliberated over whether they should publicly rebuke the program. 

"In layman’s terms, the Hamilton 68 barely had any...

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