In the US there were a website to combat the media influence of Russia
The website allows real-time to analyze the content of 600 accounts on Twitter in English.
NEW YORK, August 3. /TASS/. Website Hamilton 68, which is designed to identify “Pro-Russian propaganda” and disinformation, opened on Wednesday in the American segment of the Internet. As reported by Reuters, the project officers worked non-governmental Alliance for democracy with the support of the German Marshall Fund.
The website allows real-time to analyze the content of 600 accounts on Twitter in English. Including talking about the accounts which, in the opinion of the site administrators, are used for the dissemination of information of the Russian news Agency Sputnik and RT. In addition, attention will be given to users that communicate positive information about the authorities of Russia, says Reuters. In the company that owns Twitter, said that the social network is not involved in this project.
“We are not saying that everyone on this list necessarily gets money from the Kremlin”, — quotes Agency the words of the representative of the German Marshall Fund J. M. Berger. However, in his opinion, the list of accounts selected for monitoring, there are professional distributors of misinformation. The authors of the project aim to prevent the repetition in the US and Europe attributed to Moscow’s attempts to interfere in the U.S. election campaign of 2016.