Trump’s Baseless Attacks On Election Integrity Bolstered By Disinformation Online

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Trump’s Baseless Attacks On Election Integrity Bolstered By Disinformation Online

President Trump used Tuesday night’s debate to attack the integrity of the upcoming election with false claims about voter fraud and mail-in ballots. National security officials say claims like those are being amplified on social media by foreign countries — including Russia — and by bad actors in the U.S.

NPR’s Shannon Bond and Greg Myre report on how government officials and tech companies are handling that disinformation.

And NPR’s Pam Fessler explains why the President’s false claims about voter fraud have election experts worried about conflicts at the polls.

NPR’s Life Kit has a guide to voting by mail or in-person this election season.

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