Disinformation and democracy – three key questions


The techniques used by anti-democratic state and non-state actors to disrupt or influence democratic processes are constantly evolving, the European Parliamentary Research Service Blog observes. The use of algorithms, automation and artificial intelligence is boosting the scope and the efficiency of disinformation campaigns and related cyber-activities. In response, the EU is stepping up its efforts to protect its democratic processes from manipulation ahead of the European elections in May 2019.

EPRS policy analyst Naja Bentzen explains the issues in 3 key questions on disinformation and democracy (above). Or read more in EPRS publications:

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