Experts sound alarm over news websites’ fake news twins

Kremlin supporters suspected to be behind fraudulent articles designed to look like they came from Le Soir and the Guardian

Fake articles made to look like they have been published by legitimate news websites have emerged as a new avenue for propaganda on the internet, with experts concerned about the increasing sophistication of the latest attempts to spread disinformation.

Kremlin supporters are suspected to be behind a collection of fraudulent articles published this year that were mocked up to appear as if they were from al-Jazeera, the Atlantic, Belgian newspaper Le Soir, and the Guardian.

Continue reading… …read more