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Targeting Fake News: Data and Democracy in a post-truth era

Tuesday, 20 March at 10:00 AM

The Guardian Stage    View Map

In this session...

Fake news, dark ads, data scraping - has the digital dystopia already begun, or can we act now to save the future of democracy?

Find out how targeted disinformation manipulates electoral decisions, and how we can harness the positive potential of data to empower citizens in democratic processes.

What You'll Learn from This Session...

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Presented with


Speakers

Jonathan Freedland Columnist and Writer The Guardian
Toni Cowan-Brown Vice President of European Business Development NationBuilder
Hossein Derakhshan Author and Researcher, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy Harvard University
Birgitta Jónsdóttir Poetician & Chair International Modern Media Initiative
Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo Deputy Director, Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford

Event Details

Event Type Seminar

Related Topic Area  Tech   Business   Culture 

Similar Interests  Data   Transparency   Politics 

Track  Data 

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