IssuesDisinformation Extremism Media
RegionsUnited States and Canada
Report Feb 10, 2021
Atlantic Council’s DFRLab publishes new report in Just Security: #StopTheSteal: A timeline of social media and extremist activities leading up to 1/6 insurrection
By Nicole Meir
In-depth investigation offers the most comprehensive timeline for #StopTheSteal to date.
Fast ThinkingJan 7, 2021
FAST THINKING: How the Capitol riot was coordinated online
By Atlantic Council
The team at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab has conducted exhaustive research into how the event happened, combing through social media and other networks frequented by the far right. Let’s break down what they found.
Jared Holt was a resident fellow at Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining DFRLab, Jared worked as an investigative reporter at Right Wing Watch, where he covered right-wing extremist movements in the United States. His work has been published in outlets including the Washington Post, HuffPost, Columbia Journalism Review.
Jared graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2015. He currently lives in Washington D.C.