IWF Game Changers

Algorithmically Amplified: Combatting Disinformation

March 30, 2021

According to a recent study, false news reports are 70% more likely to be retweeted than factually accurate reports and they reach recipients 6 times faster. In this episode, Willow Bay shares useful tips on how to protect yourself and your organization from disinformation and misinformation. She highlights why people are susceptible to disinformation and the importance of being not only a conscious and critical consumer of content but an ethical creator as well.

Guest: Willow Bay, Dean of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, member of IWF Southern California.

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