IEEE P7011 Working Group

New York Times Podcast on News Trustworthiness & Foreign Actors

The New York Times podcast The Daily discusses some of the risks and threats created by foreign actors interfering with news and information channels.  Note the usage of terms like, “trustworthy” in the context of news stories on Facebook.

Episode Description:

The indictment secured by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, makes it clear that the most powerful weapon in Russia’s campaign to disrupt the 2016 election was Facebook. We look at how Russia used social media to sow divisions in the United States.

Guest: Kevin Roose, who writes about technology for The New York Times.

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