David Carroll 🦅 @profcarroll associate professor of media design @parsonsdesign @thenewschool teaching @mfadt researching intersections between advertising journalism politics data algos ux Jan. 12, 2019 1 min read

Cambridge Analytica wasn’t a scandal until The New York Times said so in spring 2018. This was obvious before the election.

The President of the United States wasn’t a potential Kremlin asset until The New York Times said so in winter 2019. This was obvious before the election.

November 4, 2016
LONDON — “Trump Campaign Pays Millions to Overseas Big Data Firm”
It’s almost as if NYT was distracted by email hacking scandals to poke into data harvesting, campaign finance violations, dark arts, rogue actors, military methods of SCL  https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/2016-election-day/trump-campaign-pays-millions-overseas-big-data-firm-n677321 

From @NatashaBertrand citing @carolecadwalla on the curiosities of Sam Patten’s role in Nigeria’s 2015 elections  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/04/a-dc-operatives-long-relationship-with-a-suspected-russian-spy/557438/ 

How the NYT FBI Trump Counterintelligence investigation report came together and why the reporters worried about the public’s response  https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-new-yorker-interview/fbi-counterintelligence-investigation-president-trump-interview-times-journalist-adam-goldman-russia 

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