Blog post: Unpacking France’s “Mission Civilisatrice” To Tame Disinformation on Facebook

/Blog post: Unpacking France’s “Mission Civilisatrice” To Tame Disinformation on Facebook

Nahema Marchal wrote a blog post for the Council on Foreign Relations, “Unpacking France’s “Mission Civilisatrice” To Tame Disinformation on Facebook.”

While social media executives and elected leaders continue to quarrel over carrots and sticks, propagandists and misinformation merchants are refining their tactics with impunity. If awkwardly phrased call to actions and dodgy social media profiles could have easily given away a Russian troll a year ago, many of these techniques are now obsolete… If democratic leaders are serious about curbing online abuse and disinformation they, too, must adapt.

Read the full piece here.

2020-02-02T12:46:31+00:00November 20th, 2018|Public Scholarship, Research|