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In the News2018-06-26T13:43:04+00:00

A selection of our work and experts featured in print, television, radio, and online.

How Every Campaign Will Have a Troll Farm of Its Own

By |June 5, 2018|

Russia started it, but politicians will proliferate it. Online trolling could become a service for campaigns everywhere... Mark Zuckerberg heads to the nation’s capital this week for some lashings from America’s legislators. On Tuesday, he’ll appea [...]

For Russia, Trump Was a Vehicle, Not a Target

By |April 3, 2018|

Mr. Watts testified on March 30, 2017, at a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing and presented a statement, “Disinformation: A Primer in Russian Active Measures and Influence Campaigns.” Last week, in a sentencing memorandum for the lawy [...]

How Silicon Valley Can Protect U.S. Democracy

By |February 22, 2018|

Before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the idea of turning civilian airplanes into weapons was inconceivable to most. And until it was discovered that Russian President Vladimir Putin had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election, it was uni [...]

Russia’s Disinformation Offensive

By |February 7, 2018|

Jamie Fly and Laura Rosenberger discuss their research on Russia's campaign to strategically deceive public opinion, and their urgent recommendation that a bipartisan effort be mounted to combat Putin’s disinformation offensive on Foreign Policy, ho [...]

Shredding the Putin Playbook

By |December 19, 2017|

The Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 presidential election should have served as a wake-up call for Americans that something we took for granted—democracy—is vulnerable to attack by foreign adversaries in new and powerful ways. Instead, we’re mire [...]

Building a Trojan Horse

By |October 9, 2017|

The Kremlin’s efforts to influence the 2016 election in the United States are well known – even now, a special prosecutor is investigating Russia’s ties to the Trump campaign. Less well reported are Russia’s social media campaigns in Germany ahead o [...]

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