The International Council is a distinguished group of international leaders who serve as advisors to the Director and the senior faculty and staff of the Belfer Center.
The rise of fake news highlights the erosion of long-standing institutional bulwarks against misinformation in the internet age. Concern over the problem is global. However, much remains unknown regarding the vulnerabilities of individuals, institutions, and society to manipulations by malicious actors. A new system of safeguards is needed.