Tags disinformation

Beyond Trump, Twitter welcomes back purveyors of far-right disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

Soon after allowing Trump's return to Twitter, Musk brought back other accounts that have promoted disinformation frequently in the past.

Senate Democrats call on FTC to investigate Twitter's data security

by Tonya Riley

Lawmakers worry that Elon Musk's hasty changes on the Twitter platform such as altering its verification service could harm consumers.

To win the internet, the Pentagon's info ops need more humanity and a dash of absurdity

by Gavin Wilde

U.S. information operations should dispense with deception and obfuscation and embrace truth as well as the absurdity of meme culture.

2020 redux: Trump and allies push another round of election fraud claims

by Elias Groll, Suzanne Smalley

Former President Trump and his allies made spurious claims that lay the groundwork for arguing the midterm elections were rigged.

The disinformation threat facing US midterms extends beyond Election Day

by Elias Groll, Suzanne Smalley, AJ Vicens, Benjamin Freed

Experts and national security officials worry that lies and conspiracies about voting could cause voters to reject outcomes or spark violence.

Amid election conspiracy theories, CISA says there's no credible threat to voting equipment

by Christian Vasquez

CISA Director Jen Easterly said the administration is "concerned" about foreign influence during the upcoming elections.

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