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Articles tagged disinformation (11)

“For a soft power approach to disinformation to work, it is critical that all stakeholders do in fact work together…If it fails, cruder responses may be the only ones left. But let’s hope not.”
Plus: The lines between “fake news” and psyops, the Russians shared real news too, and “reality apathy.”
For example: How could we increase public demand for fact-based information? Would incentives work?
“How can we have these conversations together, instead of just being in our camps throwing insults at each other that no one is doing enough?”
“Your actions need to catch up to your responsibilities.”
Hear it, stream it, or just stay on Twitter all day, like usual.
Plus: A former Russian troll speaks out; a definition of disinformation; Wikitribune’s preferred news sources.
“Fundamentally, we have always seen NII as a public service project. We want people to feel powerful — visible, valued, and engaged in their communities because they are armed with relevant and reliable news and information.”
“The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical.”