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Andrew Blake

Andrew Blake is a digital writer/cybersecurity reporter for The Washington Times. He is passionate about cybersecurity, technology and the Internet. Andrew graduated from the University at Buffalo with a degree in cultural anthropology. He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Andrew Blake

In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo an iPhone displays a Facebook page in New Orleans.  Facebook says it paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

DNC calls on Facebook to remove foreign-based accounts pushing fake news

The Democratic National Committee told Facebook it found several networks of foreign-based accounts targeting American users with fake news, raising concerns about the platform's ability to counter political disinformation as the 2020 presidential election approaches. Published December 4, 2019

Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio, in New York, Thursday, March 2, 2107. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

U.S. should back Russia over Ukraine, Tucker Carlson says

Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Monday that the U.S. "should probably take the side of Russia," coming to the defense of the country's autocratic leader and condemning other American broadcasters for doing the opposite. Published December 3, 2019