1. Exquisite Tweets from @anneapplebaum, @MarcelD10

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    In past 24 hours, fascinating to see US/UK reaction to the same kind of conspiratorial garbage I see every day in Polish and Russian...

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    Vicious, dishonest populists are winning in Europe because internet gives hate speech and fake news the same status as actual reporting...

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    Now, thanks to Breitbart, the same vile language and fake stories are widely available in English. But in Poland it's long been mainstream

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    In Russia, this kind of conspiracy thinking is pumped out by state television - and there is nothing else. Most alternatives destroyed

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    Now, thanks to Trump, same kind of garbage "media" is becoming mainstream in America. Will Americans resist it? I don't know

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  2. On the contrary, it has never been easier to verify news (including bona fide journos' sloppy work). twitter.com/anneapplebaum/…

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    Vicious, dishonest populists are winning in Europe because internet gives hate speech and fake news the same status as actual reporting...

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  3. . @MarcelD10 no, because there is a growing number of people who don't read the verifications and don't care about facts or fact-checkers

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