Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

  • January 20, 2021

When will things go back to ‘normal?’ The reality is, they might not- and that might not be such a bad thing. The past four years have unveiled systematic discrepancies that the world now knows must be addressed. More so than a Coronavirus pandemic, we have found ourselves in a pandemic of confusion, anger, lies, and distrust. The question remains, how we can make our ‘new normal’ better than before, despite how broken we currently are.

Tomorrow is Biden’s Inauguration. His cabinet is the most diverse the United States have ever seen. They’re all up for the challenge of repairing and helping us grow from the last four years… but will it be enough? Share your thoughts with us on Twitter at @disinfoindex. We’d love to hear from you.

Disinformation Propelled By Social Media And Conspiracy Theories Led To Insurrection (Forbes, Jan 19 2020)

The Pandemic And The Attack On The Capitol Will Likely Define Trump’s Presidency (Five Thirty Eight, Jan 19 2020)

Creator platforms emerge as a front in misinformation battles (Digday, Jan 19 2020)

2021 Is the Year the Internet Gets Rewritten (Foreign Policy, Jan 19 2020)

‘He Was the Ringmaster in the Demise of His Own Circus’ (Politico, Jan 19 2020)

James Murdoch Denounces ‘Media Property Owners’ for ‘Spreading Disinformation’ Leading to Capitol Riot (Variety, Jan 16, 2020)

Trump’s Twitter and Facebook bans are working (Vox, Jan 16 2020)

Truth, lies, and insurrection. How falsehood shakes democracy (Christian Science Monitor, Jan 15 2020)

Exclusive: Over 1,000 brands ran ads alongside election misinformation (Axios, Jan 14 2020)

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