This week, we explore what methods of fighting disinformation work, which ones don’t, and what’s happening to our society as the private and public sectors battle it out about what to do about it.
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Disinformation is emerging as a threat to business (Fast Company, May 10 2021)
Fact-checkers can blunt the threat of disinformation (Poynter, May 10 2021)
G7 looks to expand rebuttal mechanism for disinformation (Reuters, May 5 2021)
Twitter acquires news tech startup Scroll (Axios, May 4 2021)
Machine-learning project takes aim at disinformation (Technology Review, May 3, 2021)
Study shows how dangerously simple it is to manipulate voters (and daters) with AI (The Next Web, April 22 2021)
The race to curb the spread of covid vaccine disinformation (Scientific American, April 19 2021)
Diversity and Inclusion in Anti-Disinformation Work (AAJC, Jan 25 2021)