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January 25, 2020
Ed Note – A summary below of peer reviewed research of interest. Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review Cross-platform disinformation campaigns: lessons learned and next steps We conducted a mixed-method, interpretative analysis of an online, cross-platform disinformation campaign targeting the White Helmets, a rescue group operating in rebel-held areas of Syria that have become the subject...
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Ed note:  Who indeed?  It should be all of us – the media, the government, and the public pointing out false information and the public should ensure there is a penalty for distributing false information…well, I can dream….. From poynter.org: Who’s ‘mainly’ responsible for curbing disinformation? An excerpt: A new poll shows a lack of...
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Ed note:  And think about what we could do with an ‘army’ of Fact Checkers!  Consider the impact of crowd sourced sites such as 38 North or BellingCat.  It can be done.  From Yahoo News: Fact checkers expose alleged news site run by far-right media company An excerpt: EU DisinfoLab, in cooperation with newsroom fact-checkers,...
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