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November 2018
Active Measures #11 – A Newsletter of Political Warfare, Influence, and Information Campaigns Here are the top stories seen this week: Don’t Be Fooled: There Was Election Interference in 2018 | Joshua A. Geltzer | Slate A Russian Troll Farm Set an Elaborate Social Media Trap For The Midterms- And No One Bit | Ben […]
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LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking will discuss their new book at the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., in DC on  November 27, 2018. More Information Here German Marshall Fund of the United States 1744 R Street NW Washington, DC 20009 IPA Permalink: https://information-professionals.org/likewar-presentation-at-the-gmf/
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RAND’s Improving C2 and Situational Awareness for Operations in and through the Information Environment A great read – RAND’s Christopher Paul, Colin Clarke, Bonnie Triezenberg, David Manheim, and Bradley Wilson latest research. The information environment (IE) is not a physical place and has not yet been defined as a warfighting domain in U.S. military doctrine. […]
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Defending Sovereignty and Information Space November 13th, 2018 at the Atlantic Council – Register here Russia has been exploiting agents of influence and information space to sway public opinion and mislead government actors.  In the wake of the 2016 US Presidential election, the U.S. was forced to come to terms with Russian interference in American democratic […]
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Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s Head of Cybersecurity Policy issued a press release; An Election Update on the day prior to the mid-term elections. As part of our efforts to prevent interference on Facebook during elections, we are in regular contact with law enforcement, outside experts and other companies around the world. These partnerships, and our own investigations, […]
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Safeguarding U.S. elections:  Q&A with Alliance for Securing Democracy’s Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly The William + Flora Hewlett Foundation is a nonpartisan, private charitable foundation that advances ideas and supports institutions to promote a better world.  The foundation’s Madison Initiative seeks to strengthen U.S. democracy and its institutions in a time of political polarization. Two […]
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CSIS will host a discussion which will assess what was seen and not seen in those elections. It will also examine foreign influence operations that go beyond elections to undermine other democratic institutions, such as our justice system, and democracy itself. Additionally, ways to counter this type of national security threat will be discussed. When: Thursday, […]
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Dispatch from the Alliance for Securing Democracy News and Commentary Our Take Laura Rosenberger joined Voice of America to discuss strategies to counter foreign interference in U.S. elections. Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly stressed the importance of securing our elections and countering authoritarian interference in American democracy on Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (TX-20) Diplomatic Cable podcast. […]
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RAND’s Countering Russian Social media Influence A recent report from the RAND Corporation was written by Elizabeth Bodine-Baron, Todd C. Helmus, Andrew Radin, and Elina Treyger. This report analyzes different approaches and policy options to respond to the specific threat of Russian influence on social media in the U.S.  To do this, they surveyed relevant […]
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Active Measures #10 – A Newsletter of Political Warfare, Influence, and Information Campaigns Here are the top stories seen this week: Twitter’s Bot Problem Still Seems as Bad as Ever | Maya Kosoff | Vanity Fair Senate Intelligence Wants Documents on NRA’s Russia Trip | Betsy Woodruff and Spencer Ackerman | The Daily Beast Trump […]
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