The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Parliamentary Select Committee recently published its interim report on Disinformation
and 'fake news' following an inquiry.
At a time when voters were subject to a disinformation
attack of unprecedented scope, government, media, and the technology industry kept vital information hidden.
A recent report by high-level experts' group under the European Commission has defined all forms of false, inaccurate, or misleading information designed, presented and promoted to intentionally cause public harm or for private profit as disinformation
. The Ethical Journalism Network (EJN) bulletin dated May 17, 2018 carries the salient features of the report.
In an blistering attack, Andrew Parker accused the Kremlin of attempting to mislead the world through "bare-faced lies", social media disinformation
and ridicule of critics.
The commissioner for the digital economy and society, Mariya Gabriel, was recently handed a report, "A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Disinformation
," which details the scope of disinformation
and the negative effects it may generate, such as threatening democratic processes and intentionally setting out to harm a variety of sectors, including health and education.
While many have woken up to the realities of Russian disinformation
, responding to Moscow and censuring social media cannot be the end of the story.
campaigns can take many forms; however, they generally follow three distinct stages: 1) Creation, 2) Publication and 3) Circulation.
Monitor forums for information that could manipulate the share price - organizations should search for mentions of their brand or staff across forums, which could be instances of malicious actors spreading disinformation
Commercial Communication in the Digital Age: Information or Disinformation
forces in Europe, claiming that several hundred tanks have been deployed on the continent, while the actual number is considerably smaller, according to the weekly Disinformation
Review published by the EU's East StratCom Task Force.
Therefore, in order to discover rumor maker's behavior law, we will find behavioral driving factors of rumor maker and construct dynamics mode of disinformation
BJP chief Amit Shah exhorted party workers on Monday to reach out to its 10 crore new members so that this strength could be utilised in countering the opposition's disinformation
campaign against the Modi government.