ISD’s Aoife Gallagher spoke to the Washington Post exclusively on the findings of our latest report “Ill Advice: A Case Study in Facebook’s Failure to Tackle COVID-19 Disinformation.” The report focuses on the World Doctors Alliance as a case study on how social media platforms are not only failing to stop users who repeatedly go against their supposedly strict policies, but also permitting significant growth while these users push misleading information. Additionally, our findings expose a gap in resources for accurately labelling mis- and disinformation posts, especially when it comes to content edited and shared in languages other than English. Read the full article here.
December 7, 2023 | CNN
ISD’s Head of Threat Analysis and Prevention, Katherine Keneally, spoke to CNN about the rise in threats to public officials and the challenges in prosecuting them.
November 30, 2023 | NYT
New York Times features "Deny, Deceive, Delay Vol 3", showing COP28 negotiations under threat from climate mis- and disinformation.
November 24, 2023 | USA Today
ISD's Jared Holt talks to USA Today about the release of new footage from the 2021 US Capitol riot and how it may provide additional context to clarify conspiracies around the attack.