"Cache Me If You Can: Media Manipulation in Practice" lecture by Dr. Joan Donovan

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-19 17:30:00 2021-04-19 19:00:00 "Cache Me If You Can: Media Manipulation in Practice" lecture by Dr. Joan Donovan Kickoff event for the Media Literacy, Civic Engagement and Democracy Project, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Library, Archives & Media Center. Dr. Joan Donovan’s lecture will cover the media manipulation lifecycle, from the origins of a disinformation campaign and how it’s seeded across the web to its amplification, mitigation, and adaptation. She will demonstrate how this lifecycle plays out using case studies from The Media Manipulation Casebook. After dissecting discrete disinformation campaigns, Dr. Donovan will discuss their implications and what’s needed to combat media manipulation. Dr. Joan Donovan is the research director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and leads The Technology and Social Change Project, which explores how media manipulation is a means to control public conversation, derail democracy, and disrupt society. Her research and teaching interests focus on media manipulation and the effects of disinformation campaigns. Center for the Study of Democracy and the Library, Archives & Media Center Antonio Ugues America/New_York public
Virtual
Free
Intended Audience
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • General public

Kickoff event for the Media Literacy, Civic Engagement and Democracy Project, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Library, Archives & Media Center.

Dr. Joan Donovan’s lecture will cover the media manipulation lifecycle, from the origins of a disinformation campaign and how it’s seeded across the web to its amplification, mitigation, and adaptation. She will demonstrate how this lifecycle plays out using case studies from The Media Manipulation Casebook. After dissecting discrete disinformation campaigns, Dr. Donovan will discuss their implications and what’s needed to combat media manipulation.

Dr. Joan Donovan is the research director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and leads The Technology and Social Change Project, which explores how media manipulation is a means to control public conversation, derail democracy, and disrupt society. Her research and teaching interests focus on media manipulation and the effects of disinformation campaigns.

Registration information

This is a virtual event. Please register at: http://bit.ly/drjoandonovan

Event Sponsor(s)
Center for the Study of Democracy and the Library, Archives & Media Center
Antonio Ugues
democracy@smcm.edu
240-895-2169
Event Group
Center for the Study of Democracy
Library, Archives, and Media Center
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