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Fri, Jun 25, 2021

How to spot the latest trends in digital disinformation

Top tech journalists joined the 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, to discuss how tech platforms can enhance accountability and transparency

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Disinformation India

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Ashish Jha: Doctors must train for the new battlefield of information—social media

This fireside chat between Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health, and Renee DiResta, research manager of the Stanford Internet Observatory, explored the long-lasting effects of the COVID-19 “infodemic” and how the misinformation research community can work with health professionals to restore and protect public trust.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Putin blames anyone but himself for loss of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently published an op-ed accusing the US of staging an anti-Russian coup in Ukraine, but in reality nobody has done more to erode Russian influence in Ukraine than Putin himself.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Fighting online extremism in ‘the Klan den of the twenty-first century’

How can civil society groups, law enforcement, and policymakers assess and combat the threat of online extremism? Experts at the Digital Forensic Research Lab's 360/Open Summit dive in.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Disinformation Extremism

Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Former Wikipedia chief on fighting censorship and potentially paying contributors to address diversity gaps

Katherine Maher appeared at the 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, to discuss how tech can earn the public's trust.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Civil Society Disinformation

Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Katherine Maher on how big tech can be as trusted as Wikipedia

The former Wikimedia CEO joined 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab. Here's a transcript of the discussion.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Disinformation

Sat, Jun 19, 2021

The dangers of echoing Russian disinformation on Ukraine

Disinformation has been central to Russia's seven-year hybrid war against Ukraine. By echoing Kremlin narratives, Western commentators risk enabling Russian aggression and undermining international security.

UkraineAlert by Andreas Umland

Conflict Disinformation

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The case for a Comprehensive Approach 2.0: How NATO can combat Chinese and Russian political warfare

Kathleen J. McInnis and Clementine G. Starling outline how NATO’s Comprehensive Approach program can serve as a model to counter political warfare at the strategic level.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Kathleen J. McInnis, Clementine G. Starling

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Pro-Kremlin propaganda in Ukraine changes tone

Pro-Kremlin propaganda in Ukraine is changing. Praising Putin is a harder sell since the 2014 invasion, so now the focus is less on boosting Russia and more about making the West look just as bad.

UkraineAlert by Peter Pomerantsev, Inna Nelles, Volodymyr Yermolenko, Angelina Kariakina

Disinformation Media

Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Ukraine’s new football shirt leaves Russia furious

Russia has reacted with fury to Ukraine's new national football team jersey featuring a map of Ukraine. Kremlin anger is focused on the inclusion of Crimea, which is internationally recognized as part of Ukraine but has been under Russian occupation since 2014.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation