Outlets in Eight Countries Are Using Our Tool to Monitor Political Ads on Facebook

From Australia to Scandinavia, our Political Ad Collector is holding advertisers accountable by revealing pitches that only a targeted slice of Facebook users would otherwise see. by Jennifer Valentino-DeVries As the Australian government was conducting… Read More

Analysts say Russian Twitter accounts promoted Republican talking points during government shutdown

The White House branded the federal budget impasse, which appeared to be ending on Monday, as the “Schumer Shutdown” in its attempt to pin the blame on Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.). But… Read More

Governors and Federal Agencies Are Blocking Nearly 1,300 Accounts on Facebook and Twitter

We filed public-records requests with all 50 governors and 22 federal agencies. Here’s what we found. by Leora Smith and Derek Kravitz Amanda Farber still doesn’t know why Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan blocked her from… Read More