The Russian troll who wasn't
A true story of Twitter hysteria spilling over into the real world
You can't escape Twitter. Even if you never go there.
This is the story of an unreliable claim that made its way from Twitter and into the mainstream, via an article I wrote for an anti-Brexit newspaper, a front page headline by someone else in The Times and then an interview I gave to a popular radio show.
It's the story of 'David Jones', a pro-Brexit, p…
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