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Anatomy of a Fake News Scandal

Inside the web of conspiracy theorists, Russian operatives, Trump campaigners and Twitter bots who manufactured the ‘news’ that Hillary Clinton ran a pizza-restaurant child-sex ring

Carmen Kat’z Facebook post likely set Pizzagate in motion. “Someone or some group possibly took this unwitting woman and made her the source that they need.” says Watts. Illustration by Sean McCabe

By Amanda Robb

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