Unwitting actors, fake screenshots and more

In its October 2019 report, the Analytic Exchange Project (AEP) calls us – Jane Average and Joe Average Americans – possible unwitting actors in Disinformation (DI) campaigns. With specificity, AEP is describing people who see something on social media and then pass it along on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other accounts. They don’t examineContinue reading “Unwitting actors, fake screenshots and more”

You MUST do better, NBC News

MEMO TO:        Noah Oppenheim, President, NBC News RE:         Disinformation DATE:   December 29, 2019 Dear Noah, You really need to invite Claire Wardle from (formerly) Harvard University’s First Draft Project to visit your newsroom and educate your directors and producers about disinformation. You also ought to book a full “back to class” day of Chuck Todd’sContinue reading “You MUST do better, NBC News”