12 August 2020

Russian news agency pushed video of Portland protestors burning a Bible: report

thehill.com

A cherry-picked video showing protesters in Portland, Ore., burning a stack of books including at least one bible originated from a Russian government-financed news agency, according to The New York Times . A Times analysis found that Russian news agencies published stories with a conservative spin that were either outright inaccurate or exaggerated small details, such as the story of protesters burning Bibles in Portland. The clip originated from Ruptly , which regularly livestreams protests [...]