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Richard Stengel on disinformation and the threat to democracy

“When it came to information, I’d always been an idealist,”
Richard Stengel writes early on in his recent book, Information Wars: How We
Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation. “I left office an
information realist.”

Stengel, who served as the Undersecretary of State for
Public Diplomacy during the Obama administration—a role he prefers to think of
as “chief marketing officer of brand America”—had a unique vantage point from
which to witness and lead some of the United States’ critical efforts in the
global battle against disinformation. At a talk hosted by the Atlantic
Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) on October 16, 2019, and
moderated by CNN Correspondent Michelle …read more

Source:: Atlantic Council


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