Active Measures #31 – Salve Regina University’s Pell Center

A Newsletter of Political Warfare, Influence, and Information Campaigns from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University
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Current operations:

  1. Fake: Conscription Notices Will be Handed Out at Voting Stations | Stop Fake
  2. How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire Of Influence Remade The World | Jonathan Mahler & Jim Rutenberg | New York Times

If anyone was thinking about a political warfare counter-offensive:

  1. Kremlin Doubts Figures Showing Russians too Poor to Buy Shoes | Sarah Rainsford | BBC
  2. U.S. Senators Want Stiff Sanctions to Deter Russia Election Meddling | Patricia Zengerle | Reuters
  3. The Good Fight Short: Russian Troll Farm | Jonathan Coulton & Head Gear Animation | CBSTa

Talk to you parents and grandparents about disinformation, too:

  1. Old, Online, And Fed On Lies: How An Aging Population Will Reshape The Internet | Craig Silverman | Buzzfeed
  2. Democracy vs. Disinformation | Ana Palacio | Project Syndicate

Is the Cambridge Analytica data still out there?

  1. 540 Million Facebook Records Exposed on Amazon Servers | Daily Beast

Brexit

  1. Facebook Brexit Ads Secretly Run by Staff of Lynton Crosby Firm | Jim Waterson | The Guardian

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