EFF Leading South African Information War with 'Army of Trolls'?

Violent cyber-attacks on journalists are in focus again following death and rape threats against radio and television anchor Karima Brown. Research has revealed that the EFF trolling army is now as violent and as powerful as those in 28 countries studied by Oxford University's Computational Propaganda Research Project, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Screenshot of a tweet from EFF leader Julius Malema accusing veteran journalist Karima Brown of using "moles" to spy on the party.


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