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Guo Wengui is “linchpin” of sprawling disinformation network, researchers say | The Washington Post

By Jeanne Whalen, Craig Timberg, and Eva Dou
May 17, 2021

A sprawling online network tied to Chinese businessman Guo Wengui has become a potent platform for disinformation in the United States, attacking the safety of coronavirus vaccines, promoting false election-fraud claims and spreading baseless QAnon conspiracies, according to research published Monday by the network analysis company Graphika.

The report, provided in advance to The Washington Post, details a network that Graphika says amplifies the views of Guo, a Chinese real estate developer whose association with former Trump White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon became a focus of news coverage last year after Bannon was arrested aboard Guo’s yacht on federal fraud charges.

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Source: Guo Wengui is “linchpin” of sprawling disinformation network, researchers say – The Washington Post

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