This week, disinformation tactics are exposed across top media headlines in an effort to curb the impact of false narratives on the 2020 election. Curious about how you can dig deeper into the inner workings of a disinfo campaign? How about how to spot one? Now’s your chance to learn.
Check out these weeks articles and let us know what you’re doing to combat the spread of disinformation. As always share your thoughts and ideas with us on Twitter @Disinfoindex. We’d love to hear from you.
The Anatomy Of An Election Disinformation Campaign (WBUR News, Oct 26 2020)
Robocalls, Rumors And Emails: Last-Minute Election Disinformation Floods Voters (NPR News, Oct 25 2020)
How to Spot (and Fight) Election Misinformation (Pro Publica, Oct 23 2020)
What global elections have taught Silicon Valley about misinformation (Politico, Oct 23 2020)
Inside the campaign to ‘pizzagate’ Hunter Biden (NBC News, Oct 22, 2020)
Justice Department Hits Google With Antitrust Lawsuit (WSJ, Oct 20 2020)
The Case(s) Against Big Tech (NY Times, Oct 20 2020)
Facing a Deluge of Misinformation, Colorado Takes the Offensive Against It (NY Times, Oct 20 2020)
QAnon/8Chan Sites Briefly Knocked Offline (Krebs On Security, Oct 19 2020)
Weakened U.S. consumer watchdog expected to bite back if Biden wins election (Reuters, Oct 19 2020)
Is Facebook really ready for the 2020 election? (AP News, Oct 18 2020)