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What fake swastikas, lab-created AIDS conspiracies and fake BLM protests have in common

Here's the disinformation playbook: exploit divisions, push lies, then deny everything. From fake swastikas, to astro-turfed BLM protests, Russians have sought to exploit existing tensions around the world. In the latest "Reality Check with John Avlon," Avlon traces the history of Russian disinformation with author and professor Thomas Rid and CNN's Donie O'Sullivan.

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Opinion: Fighting vaccine disinformation is crucial to ending the pandemic

In May 2020, months before a Covid-19 vaccine was available and just before Arizona's infection rate soared, Governor Doug Ducey encouraged residents not to stay home. "I want to encourage people to get out and about," Ducey told listeners of a popular radio show. "If you don't have an underlying health condition, it's safe out there." The interview was then shared on Facebook and Twitter. Many people listened to that dangerous advice — and many, including one of our fathers, Mark Urquiza, paid with their lives after contracting the disease.

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Lemon to Hannity: You know better than to cop out

Fox News host Sean Hannity encouraged his audience to consult with their doctors about the coronavirus vaccine and even said he believes in vaccine science, despite several hosts on the network consistently pushing vaccine disinformation. CNN's Don Lemon calls out the Fox News anchor for what he says was a cop out when Hannity made a clarification on air.

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Sean Hannity makes an unexpected statement live on Fox

Fox News host Sean Hannity encouraged his audience to consult with their doctors about the Covid-19 vaccines and even said he believes in vaccine science, despite several hosts on the network consistently pushing vaccine disinformation.

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