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And we’re back! For our first episode of 2023, we’re excited to have invited Kate Starbird, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington, to join CDT’s own Will Adler, Senior Technologist for the Elections & Democracy project and Aliya Bhatia, Policy Analyst for the Free Expression project to sit down together. Jamal leads us through a conversation delving into the ways in which misinformation and disinformation can have disastrous effects on election integrity and trust, both domestically and abroad.
The discussion explores the misconceptions about what disinformation is and whether the term “disinformation” is even a useful term anymore (“rumoring”?), as well as important work going on by coalitions of researchers like the Election Integrity Partnership.
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