Do We Understand “Fake News”?—Podcast
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Dipayan Ghosh is a computer scientist and privacy engineer. He is a fellow at the Shorenstein Center and New America, where his work addresses issues at the intersection of individual privacy and the influence of algorithms. He served as a technology and economic policy advisor in the Obama White House, and until recently, was U.S. privacy and public policy advisor at Facebook.
Claire Wardle is one of the world’s leading experts on online disinformation. She currently leads a new project at the Shorenstein Center designed to tackle the problem, with initiatives supporting elections this year in Brazil and in the United States for the midterms.
Howard Cohen is the CEO & Founder of Privacy Watch. As a journalist, he’s worked at CNN, CBS News & the United Nations. As a tech entrepreneur, he helped scale a social enterprise that increased voter turnout in democracies around the world & developed methods to detect fake news. He is a Harvard alum & has been named an Under 30 Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum.
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