Updated: Mar 21
On June 8, Indivisible New Rochelle, Indivisible Westchester and Indivisible NYCD-16 hosted a Disinformation Forum, "Beat the Bots and Trash the Trolls."
A goal of the forum was to educate ourselves on the dynamics of disinformation and election interference via social media. How is it that troll-generated disinformation gains traction? How do bogus tweets and posts get amplified across the world in a matter of hours? What should we expect as we approach the election of 2020?
Two experts joined us to address these questions:
Research Director at New Knowledge and Co-Author of The Disinformation Report for the US Senate Intelligence Committee
Executive Director of the NYC Media Lab, Founder of the March for Truth
Full video, including Q&A
The event was moderated by:
Co-Founder and President of Civic Hall
Editorial Director and Co-Founder, Personal Democracy Forum
Tasha D. Young
Adjunct Professor NYU, Lobbying, Legislation and Social Action
Below is a checklist that provides a high level overview of disinformation terminology and concepts. Please feel free to download and share.
Additional educational materials are available at www.disarmdisinfo.com.