The bots who hate Rep. Ilhan Omar: A Q&A

Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger

A team of researchers waded through the hellscape of being Rep. IIhan Omar on Twitter and were floored: Of all the tweets that mentioned her, only 30 percent were NOT from accounts that have shared hate speech or overt disinformation, like the baseless claim that she married her own brother or has ties to terrorists.

 

Journalism's Brian J. Bowe is the co-author on this research.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:03am

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