ICYMI: November 16th

Must-read tech, media, and political stories from the past week

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Here’s what we’re reading this week:

Facebook struggled with disinformation targeted at Latinos, leaked documents show

“The same sort of themes that were showing up in English were also showing up in Spanish,” González recalled. “But in English, they were either getting flagged or taken down altogether, and in Spanish they were being left up; or if they were getting taken down, it was taking days and days to take them down.” (LA Times, 11/16)

NRCC’s deceptively edited attack ad offers a glimpse of 2022 spin

It’s no secret that Republicans are gunning to reclaim the House majority in 2022. Encouraged by electoral wins in Virginia and beyond, Republicans have signaled they will focus on hot-button issues such as immigration, inflation, and crime. But a new ad sponsored by the National Republican …

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