#8 Doowan Lee on COVID Disinformation

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Social media has become not just an essential communication space, but also a new kind of conflict space. Organized disinformation campaigns have proliferated, targeting everything from elections to corporations to public health. During this episode, we discuss with Doowan Lee disinformation and fake news related to crises–including the 2020 COVID pandemic. We also discuss national security threats in the information environment and the interplay between Russian and Chinese information operations.

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Mr. Doowan Lee is the Senior Director of Research & Strategy at Zignal Labs, leading AI-empowered media intelligence analytics & influence risk solutions company. He leverages emerging AI technologies to support and enable open society & national security. Mr. Lee is a national security expert specializing in disinformation analysis and great power competition in the information environment. Before joining Zignal Labs, Mr. Lee was a faculty member and principal investigator at the Naval Postgraduate School where his work focused on countering violent extremist networks and authoritarian regimes.

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