This week, Disinformation takes some new twists and turns as unexpected actors surface and new mediums become apparent. We might be fighting coronavirus, but it’s not the only pandemic that’s harming the world. We need to work together to stop the confusion.
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How Disinformation Spreads, And Why It’s So Hard To Combat (NPR, Dec 13 2020)
EU NGO report uncovers Indian disinformation campaign (Al Jazeera, Dec 11 2020)
Sinister sounds: podcasts are becoming the new medium of misinformation (The Guardian, Dec 11 2020)
Russian Disinformation Popularizes Sputnik V Vaccine in Africa (CFR, Dec 10 2020)
Disinformation researchers unpack the game of lies and its impact on democracy (Rappler, Dec 10 2020)
‘The Perfect Storm’: How Vaccine Misinformation Spread To The Mainstream (NPR, Dec 10 2020)
YouTube Declares War On Election Disinformation…A Month Late (Tech Crunch, Dec 9 2020)
Weeks Before Critical Runoffs, Georgia Is Becoming Ground Zero for Election Disinformation (Time Magazine, Dec 4 2020)
How to deal with AI-enabled disinformation (Brookings, Nov 9 2020)