The Well-Paid Trolls


Reporting on Russian Internet trolls for the New York Times Magazine, Adrian Chen uncovers fake art exhibitions, follows “I Am Ass” on Twitter, and talks with a neo-Nazi. He’s also followed.

Alex Norcia is a writer living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in VICE, The Millions, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Electric Literature, Word Riot, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. He is an editor-at-large at The Offing. More from this author →