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Craig Silverman

National Reporter, ProPublica

Craig Silverman is a national reporter for ProPublica covering voting, platforms, disinformation, and online manipulation.

The president ordered a board to investigate a massive Russian cyberattack. It didn't.

By not investigating how the SolarWinds hack exploited Microsoft software, the Cyber Safety Review Board missed an opportunity to prevent attacks, experts say.


Facebook Hosted Surge of Misinformation and Insurrection Threats in Months Leading Up to Jan. 6 Attack, Records Show

A ProPublica/Washington Post analysis of Facebook posts, internal company documents and interviews, provides the clearest evidence yet that the social media giant played a critical role in spreading lies that fomented the violence of Jan. 6.