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May 03 2022
“The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up an effort to counter disinformation coming from Russia as well as misleading information that human smugglers circulate to target migrants hoping to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border… A newly formed Disinformation Governance Board announced Wednesday will immediately begin focusing on misinformation aimed at migrants.” (AP News)
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Apr 27 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is setting up a Disinformation Governance Board in an attempt to combat “misinformation” online.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas spoke about the “just established” governance board during a congressional hearing on Wednesday, arguing it would help reduce domestic threats to the United States.
The team will focus on irregularBreitbart News
Apr 29 2022
Is the government's new Disinformation Governance Board necessary to combat fake news, or is it a threat to free speech?
During a House of Representatives hearing Wednesday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head Alejandro Mayorkas announced "a just recently constituted misinformation/disinformation governance board." The board will be led by Nina Jankowicz, a misinformationNew York Post (News) Associated Press Homeland Security Today
Sep 09 2021
A viral story about Oklahoma hospitals overflowing with people who'd overdosed on horse dewormer turned out to be misleading, but not until several major news sources had elevated the misinformation. The claim that emergency rooms were backed up with overdosing patients, which originally came from a rural Oklahoma doctor, has since been disputed by one Oklahoma hospital and has not beenNew Republic Columbia Journalism Review National Review
Jun 10 2022
A “disinformation law” that, if passed, would impose up to three-year jail sentences for the spread of “fake news” or “disinformation,” has been sitting in Turkish parliament for years.
While the bill itself makes no attempt to define fake news or false information, independent journalists in the country speculate the so-called “disinformation” law may be a euphemism. In fact, the lawPoynter Fact Check
Jun 02 2020
George Floyd is not really dead. Billionaire philanthropist George Soros is supplying bricks to protesters.
Hoaxes, conspiracy theories and other falsehoods like these are spreading on Facebook and Twitter following Floyd’s death in police custody in Minneapolis.
Bad actors exploit large-scale events dominating the national conversation to sow chaos and fear and deepen distrustUSA TODAY
Apr 29 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up an effort to counter disinformation coming from Russia as well as misleading information that human smugglers circulate to target migrants hoping to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border.
“The spread of disinformation can affect border security, Americans’ safety during disasters, and public trust in our democratic institutions,” theAssociated Press
Nov 19 2020
The 2016 U.S. presidential election propelled the threat of disinformation to the forefront of public debate. Americans were shocked by Russian attempts to influence voters by spreading misleading narratives. They had never imagined that a foreign power might use social media and other modern technologies to interfere in their elections.
Four years later, it seems that foreignForeign Affairs
Jan 18 2022
To test the efficacy of various interventions aimed at improving the informational environment, we developed a model computing a global information score, which is the share of accepted pieces of reliable information minus the share of accepted pieces of misinformation.
Simulations show that, given that most of the news consumed by the public comes from reliable sources, small increasesMisinformation Review