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How Real News is Worse Than Fake News Too much information can lead to a cynical population that expects little from its leaders. Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg Opinion, September 5th, 2018 . . .   If you doubt that truth itself is the problem, just ask yourself: How much would it demoralize you to read the truth […]
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Securing Democracy Dispatch September 4, 2018 News and Commentary Efforts to secure the November midterms are still lagging: The Secure Elections Act, which seeks to improve the security of U.S. election systems, is currently stalled in the Senate. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), originally created in 2002 to oversee election integrity from the local […]
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A Facebook War:  Libyans Battle on the Streets and on Screens Declan Walsh and Suliman Ali Zway, New York Times, September 4th, 2018 Some highlights: Keyboard warriors spread disinformation and coordinate battlefield guidance … Facebook as a force multiplier … Libyan Facebook appears to host military-grade weapons being traded openly and human traffickers highlighting their […]
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On the Australian Government’s website, this joint legal statement from the governments of the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand helps to shape the discussion on personal rights and privacy and the role of encryption in protecting these rights. Read the statement
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Election Interference: Emerging Norms of Digital Statecraft Atlantic Council, September 12th, 2018 The event will engage cybersecurity professionals, journalists and key stakeholders to discuss the development of norms around election influence and interference and lessons learned from the international community’s brief history with these new tools of statecraft. The panel will look into the future […]
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Putin’s Propaganda: Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television September 11, 2018 – 3:00 pm Atlantic Council Putin’s regime has been accused of using politically motivated assassinations as a tool to silence and deter future defectors and political opposition.  Each assassination is accompanied by a web of false narratives, often transmitted by state-run media outlets.  Marina Litvinenko […]
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This Is How Russian Propaganda Actually Works In The 21st Century Buzzfeed News, Holger Roonemaa and Inga Springe August 29, 2018 The Russian government discreetly funded a group of seemingly independent news websites in Eastern Europe to pump out stories dictated to them by the Kremlin.  Russian state media created secret companies in order to […]
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Countering Disinformation: Interdisciplinary Lessons for Policymakers Monday, September 10, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Register With the growth of social media, disinformation has become an increasingly potent political tool. State and non-state actors from various countries, among them Russia and China, have become adept at manufacturing and […]
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RAND Corporation’s Katherine Costello put forth, Russia’s Use of Media and Information Operations in Turkey, Implications for the United States Russian media have sought to undermine Turkey’s political and security cooperation with the United States and Europe by exacerbating mutual skepticism and highlighting policy differences. In Turkey, Russian media have also contributed to anti-American discourse […]
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