Tag Archives: Center for International Media Assistance

‘Rogue actors’ making digital technology incompatible with democracy

     

  The internet is the technology paradox writ more monstrous than ever. It’s a nonpareil tool for learning, roving and constructive community-building. But it’s unrivaled, too, in the spread of… Read more »

Disinformation: Facebook uncovers new active influence operation

     

Facebook said Tuesday that it had discovered a sophisticated coordinated disinformation operation on its platform involving 32 false pages and profiles engaging in divisive messaging ahead of the U.S. midterm… Read more »

Supporting the Fourth Estate: What’s Been Done to Bolster Independent Media?

     

The world has reached a tipping point in the state of vibrant news media. Press freedom has fallen to its lowest point in over a decade, while the media system… Read more »

‘Disinformation Wars: Western democracies ill-prepared for coming wave of ‘deep fakes’

     

  Western democracies are ill-prepared for the coming wave of “deep fakes” that artificial intelligence could unleash, according to Chris Meserole, a fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle… Read more »