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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
BBC News / Jamie Ryan and Mike Wendling / Dec 17
“A BuzzFeed Community article — posted by an account called ‘OliverrStonne’ — pretended to be an exclusive interview with a member of Britain’s MI6 secret service. The agent, whose name was given as ‘Richard Jones,’ supposedly claimed that MI6 had secretly worked to prevent the election of US President Donald Trump…In one instance, the fake MI6 agent interview was cited by another blog post, which described the story as a ‘BuzzFeed report.'”
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