Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

Your GDI Readout: Weekly Reading List

  • April 26, 2021

This week, things are looking up for Americans as vaccines roll out across the country. It might even mean travel between the U.S. and the EU. this summer – but as new virus variants spread through densely populated cities, how much travel can we really expect? Further, as fear and hatred run rampant amongst generations, can we really expect fun family vacations in the near future?

We’re racing to curb the spread of disinformation, but the playbook keeps on changing. Any idea how to keep up? Share your opinions with us on Twitter at @DisinfoIndex. We’d love to hear from you.

West Looks Past Covid-19 and Sees Economic Resurgence (WSJ, April 25 2021)

‘Full Of Hatred And Fear’: Disinformation On YouTube Divided A Dad And Daughter (NPR, April 25 2021)

The Slander Industry: Who Profits From Destroying Reputations Online? (NYT, April 25 2021)

The social networks ‘designed to tear us apart’ – podcasts of the week (The Guardian, April 23 2021)

Neo-Nazis And White Supremacists Are Coding Their Language On Telegram To Recruit More People (Buzzfeed News, April 21 2021)

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube execs to testify at Senate hearing on algorithms (The Hill, April 21 2021)

The Race to Curb the Spread of COVID Vaccine Disinformation (Scientific America, April 19 2021)

Domestic Extremists Are Changing Their Playbook As Social Media Cracks Down (Washington Post, April 19 2021)

Exploring The State Of Customer Data Platforms (Forbes, March 30 2021)

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