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Disinformation
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee just published its final report on Disinformation and ‘fake news’ on February 18th, 2019. Calls for:•  Compulsory Code of Ethics for tech companies overseen by independent regulator •  Regulator given powers to launch legal action against companies breaching code •  Government to reform current electoral communications laws and […]
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The Macdonald-Laurier Institute put forth a report titled, Stemming the Virus: Understanding and Responding to the Threat of Russian Disinformation. The report highlights the current information environment, political aspects, Russia’s activities in the environment, impact to civil society and business, election manipulation and ends with recommendations. A main recommendation – establish a dedicated office to […]
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An opinion piece from Marcus Kolga, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad. Posted in The Star. As the scope and impact of Russian disinformation targeting Canada become clearer, new research suggests it is not only a growing national security issue but one that can actually threaten our public health. […]
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Case Studies of Malicious Social Media Use BBC Monitoring tracks thousands of international media outlets, including hard-to-reach broadcast sources, to report news from and about the world’s media and social media. NATO’s Center for Excellence for Strategic Communication highlights the work of BBC Monitoring (BBCM) in a recently released report. Set up at the outbreak […]
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