Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

  • October 6, 2020

This week, disinformation continues to change people, democracy, and the world around us. As we head into the final weeks before the election, Ad tech continues to grow while citizens lose sight of what’s real and what isn’t. – But how does one maintain reality while respecting freedom of expression and fighting disinformation at the same time? Can you tell the differnce?

As always, we hope these articles inspire you to take action and keep you informed. Give them a read and please share your thoughts and ideas with us on Twitter @Disinfoindex. We’d love to hear from you!

Ad Tech Could Be The Next Internet Bubble (Wired, Oct 5 2020)

How The FBI Became The Target Of Russian Disinformation (Boston Herald, Oct 5 2020)

Our Old Friend (Enemy) Disinformation (National Review, Oct 5 2020)

Misinformation on the president’s health once again shows America is fighting an ‘infodemic’ during the coronavirus pandemic (Business Insider, Oct 4 2020)

Tracing The Disinformation Campaign On Mail In Voter Fraud (Harvard Law Today, Oct 2 2020)

‘Russia Doesn’t Have To Make Fake News’: Biggest Election Threat Is Closer To Home (NPR, Sept 29 2020)

How democracies can claim back power in the digital world (MIT Technology Review, Sept 29 2020)

Anti-Vaxxers Are Feeding Off Concerns That Trump Is Rushing A Coronavirus Vaccine (Buzzfeed News, Sept 29 2020)

Unlimited Information Is Transforming Society (Scientific American, Sept 1 2020)

Balancing Act: Countering Digital Disinformation While Respecting Freedom of Expression (Broadband Commission, Sept 2020)

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