How The ‘Great Meme War’ Moved To France

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A group of anonymous keyboard warriors who claim they helped Donald Trump win his presidency have moved their fight to Europe and are trying to help elect a right wing leader for France.

Conversations in secret online messaging forums reveal a systematic effort to sway opinion in favour of a right-wing leader in this year’s forthcoming elections.

But is it working and are politicians paying attention?

Presenter: Megha Mohan
Producer: Anisa Subedar

Image: Cartoon Pepe le Pen / Credit: Twitter

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Sun 9 Apr 2017 09:32GMT

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