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Weapons of Mass Disruption: Defense, Democracy and Disinformation
"Fake news! Propaganda! Disinformation!" Can you spot these harmful efforts to manipulate everyday Americans? Disinformation and malign influence campaigns are wicked problems, posing unique national security challenges and threatening our democratic norms and institutions. This panel of interdisciplinary experts at ASU will discuss current issues in disinformation, including: technologies being developed to detect disinformation, fake news and deep fakes; mitigation techniques in the media; and considerations for future research.
Badging Learning Outcomes
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 2:00-3:30pm
Students, national security experts, interdisciplinary researchers
Lance Gharavi, associate professor, School of Film, Dance and Theatre
Dan Gillmor, professor of practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Nicole Lee, assistant professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Majia Nadesan, professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Michael Simeone, director of Data Science and Analytics for ASU Libraries'