During this discussion, Tom Kent joins The Cognitive Crucible to talk about his recent book: Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation. The wide ranging discussion covers the origins of Radio Free Europe, ethics, election meddling, and the story of The West.
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Bio: Tom Kent teaches about Russian affairs and disinformation at Columbia University. He was president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty until 2018. Previously, he was Moscow bureau chief, international editor and standards editor of The Associated Press. He consults on disinformation, journalism and ethics for government, non-governmental organizations, media, and corporate clients. His new book: Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation was published in September 2020.
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