Wonks and War Rooms

Mis- and Dis- Information with Nasma Ahmed

November 04, 2020 Elizabeth Dubois Season 1 Episode 8
Wonks and War Rooms
Mis- and Dis- Information with Nasma Ahmed
Show Notes

Nasma Ahmed is the Director of the Digital Justice Lab and she helps Elizabeth unpack what exactly mis- and dis- information are, why we need to question content we see online, and how a lack of trust in larger political systems plays in.

Additional Resources:
First Draft has a number of very useful resources. Find some key definitions in Wardel's Fake news: It's complicated and check out this three part series on The Psychology of Misinformation.
Marwick and Lewis with Data & Society also have a helpful report: Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online.