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Brian Pierce, an Information Professionals Association (IPA) collaborator and visiting research scientist at the University of Maryland Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS), published in Defense News this week on the need for a cognitive security proving ground for national security, where public and private partners can “work together in the holistic integration of...
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Harvard Business Publishing, an affiliate of Harvard Business School, published a series of blog posts that focus on the science behind storytelling and its role in engaging, teaching, and influencing others. The authors, Lani Peterson, a psychologist, professional storyteller and executive coach, and Vanessa Boris, Senior Manager, Video Solutions at Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning,...
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In his latest move to control the information environment in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has taken legal actions that could force the closure of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Moscow bureau, according to a new piece in The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor by Thomas Kent, a former president of RFE/RL and a Senior Fellow...
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Editor’s note: In the wake of the Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021, and the associated information revolution that perpetuated disinformation from conspiracy theorists and politicians alike across social media platforms, experts are studying and proposing multiple approaches to combat disinformation in the future. IPA presents a round-up below of several recent publications looking at...
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  The Information Professionals Association is a new and growing organization, and we have made significant progress over the past year in growing our membership base, increasing support and interest from strategic partners, and building a brand that will help us in our advocacy and long term sustainability. Check out IPA’s first Annual Report for...
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Note:  All opinions on the IPA blog are those of the author and except where noted not official positions of the Association. This CFR blogger was echoing my own thoughts as well many of yours: 2020 was a plague year, and not only from an epidemiological standpoint: disinformation went mainstream, and conspiracy theories that previously...
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