Election 2020: Combating Misinformation, Disinformation & Deepfakes

  • Thursday, Oct 08 – 12:15 PM – 1 PM
  • #ONA20
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Each election cycle sees new tactics and technology used to misinform the public in the digital space. Join this high-level discussion on the dangers of disinformation and deepfakes to gain the tools and tactics you need to confront and push back on these attacks.

This session is designed for:

  • Journalists finding it difficult to work in a space suffused with bad faith actors
  • Editors, reporters and producers working to get on top of the unceasing spread of disinfo and misinformation
  • Anyone who would like to better understand the state of play in disinfo and deepfakes


An Xiao Mina
Operations and Strategy, Meedan
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Matthew Wright
Professor and Director, Rochester Institute of Technology
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Matt Thompson


Claire Wardle
US Director, First Draft