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According to Jan Melissen, meta-literacy is one of the best ways to fight back against disinformation.

In a two-part series, Jan Melissen advocates understanding the trend of fake news before attempting to combat it.

A look at how new tools such as satellite remote sensing, virtual reality, bots and apps impact the practice of public diplomacy.

Chris Hensman & Shawn Powers discuss how the rise of digital technology poses a threat to PD practitioners.

A new report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy examines how digital technology has changed the face of PD.

April 12, 2017

Facebook’s management has been reluctant to accept responsibility for a flow of fake news via FB that seems to have played a significant role — just like the Kremlin’s cover campaign of bots, hacking and leaks — in last year’s election. If we are determined to go after Russian “bots” and trolls, shouldn’t we also demand more accountability from those who influence greatly the news we are “fed” via social media?

April 12, 2017

Mark Dillen on Russia, social media, and information warfare.

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