USA Today Journalists Find Themselves Subjects of Propaganda Campaign

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A USA Today reporter and editor investigating Pentagon propaganda contractors have themselves been subjected to a propaganda campaign of sorts, waged on the Internet through a series of bogus websites, the newspaper reports. Fake Twitter and Facebook accounts also were created in their names, along with a Wikipedia entry and dozens of message board postings and blog comments.

The activity began when USA Today started reporting on the military's "information operations" program, which . . .

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