Misinformation in the public sphere is nothing new. Since the dawn of print media and politics, spreading false messages to sway the population has been a political technique. However, with the advent of the Internet, where information is democratized, misinformation has exploded compared to analog or print misinformation of the past. Dr. David Bray, Director of the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center, and other expert panelists considered the changing landscape of misinformation on an episode DisrupTV hosted by Mr. R “Ray” Wang and Mr. Vala Afshar of Constellation Research.
Watch the episode to hear Dr. Bray’s full discussion about the changing face of fake news and how we can address it as an open society.