Dr Ajit Mann and Mr Paul Cobaugh explain Narrative Warfare and discuss some of the security issues associated with this often misunderstood form of warfare.
Russian pro-Kremlin media have mounted a “significant disinformation campaign” to aggravate the coronavirus pandemic crisis in western countries by destroying confidence in the emergency response, according to an internal EU report.
The effort aims to stoke “confusion, panic and fear” and stop people obtaining good information about the contagion, as part of a broader strategy to “subvert European societies from within”, the European diplomatic service analysis says… Read more
EEAS SPECIAL REPORT: Disinformation on the CORONAVIRUS – Sort Assessment of the information environment
The Coronavirus Disinformation System: How It Works
Fighting disinformation fighting facts from fiction
Council on Foreign Relations
Panellists discuss the extent of disinformation, its impact on democracy, and what can be done to prevent, mitigate, and stop its spread.
Although the panellists discuss threats against American democracy it is important to stress all democratic nations continue to be bombarded with disinformation from state and non-state players and disinformation is a serious global issue.
Paul M. Barrett
Deputy Director, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business; Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Director, Voice of America
Former Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Author, Information Wars: How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation, and What We Can Do About It.
Nicholas Thompson, Editor in Chief, Wired Magazine
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