- Eye Opening
- Concrete Examples
- Insider's Take
One day, investigative reporter McKay Coppins created a fake Facebook account and clicked “Like” on Donald Trump-related pages. Bombarded with pro-Trump propaganda, Coppins was surprised at how this constant stream of disinformation succeeded in making him question facts he knew to be true. Coppins went on to investigate the people and the tactics behind Trump’s expansive and well-orchestrated campaign to drown out the political messages of the president’s Democratic challengers. What he discovered will frighten everyone concerned about the future of democracy in the age of the internet.
About the Author
McKay Coppins is a staff writer at The Atlantic and the author of The Wilderness, a book about the future of the Republican Party.