Misinformation is a Problem of Supply and Demand
We need to upgrade the supply of journalism, but we also
need to upgrade ourselves, at scale.
People need to understand how news works, how to share with integrity, how to be skeptical. We need to increase news fluency.
How Building Data Protection Regimes Can Counter Disinformation
Data protection laws and regulations can help to shield consumer data used in computational propaganda from use and abuse.
Deepfakes will challenge public trust in what’s real. Here’s how to defuse them.
As we prepare for the first wave of malicious synthetic media, face-swaps and deceptive audio, there is a concrete opportunity to be prepared in a way many people were not for the waves of deception in the last five years.
The Future of Disinformation – and how to stop it
It took a decade for the dark side of social media and ubiquitous mobile devices to become apparent. What dangers loom in the decade ahead?
Rules of Engagement for Social Media Influence Operations
A proposal for a voluntary code of ethics for civilians conducting information operations.
To Defuse disinformation, Use aggressive, transparent Journalism
The first step is to end the hold disinformation has on our lives and join the real world, made up of real facts and real events, in which real people are living — and dying.
What Congress, Tech companies, the PRess, and The Public CaN do about disinformation
As we learn more about the strategies and tactics used to create and spread disinformation and the dynamics by which misinformation spreads, it’s critical for all of the different stakeholders to act deliberately, consciously, and effectively.
Responding to disinformation should not trample on human rights
From France, to Australia, and back to the United States, there is a growing popular consensus that the spread of misinformation and disinformation online, whether through platforms or apps, has significant real-world impact. To address the problem we need to leave behind grand “solutions” that will interfere with human rights and instead focus on discrete shifts in law and policy that tackle the underlying causes instead of the symptoms. To prevent entrenching inequality and discrimination and promoting censorship, laws and policies must reflect and promote international human rights law.
Disinformation, Democracy, and the Rule of Law
Defending against disinformation will require a strategy to fortify America’s social fabric with shared civic values that can serve as a prophylactic against future attacks.
Introducing the Defusing Disinformation Project
- January 10, 2019
Defusing disinformation and mitigating misinformation have become critical needs for democracies everywhere. That’s why this project exists. Let’s get started!