Fact vs. Fake. Truth vs. Lies. Information vs. Disinformation. For voters trying to choose between competing parties and candidates the distinction between them would seem to be central. But is it still possible to tell which is which? In this week’s SpyCast Andrew is joined by two analysts from the Alliance for Securing Democracy—Russia watcher Brad Hanlon and China watcher Bryce Barros—to try to get to the bottom of what is going on. Is “disinformation” fake news and so much malarkey, or a serious threat to the future of American democracy? Why is the “D’ word so menacing to Russia and China anyway (or is it)?
Bryce Barros and Brad Hanlon Discuss Russia, China, and Election Disinformation on ‘SpyCast’
- November 20, 2020