Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 6 Dec 2022 - 18:00

How To Fight Fake News

a man holding a sign which reads 'I wish this were fake news'

Fake news, influence operations, disinformation, misinformation and conspiracy theories are different flavours of falsehoods that have one thing in common: they put citizens in the front line of countering threats to democracies, national security, and community safety.

This talk will explore governments’ and platforms’ efforts to counter falsehood, and what citizens can do to defend themselves, their loved ones, and ultimately their nations from influence operations.

Dr Victoria Baines

Professor Victoria Baines

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Victoria Baines is a leading authority in the field of online trust, safety and cybersecurity. She frequently contributes to major broadcast media outlets on digital...

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