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.
Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project, 2008–2009
Current Affiliation: Head of the Secretariat, Rountable on Sustainable Biofuels, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) - Energy Center, Lausanne, SwitzerlandLast Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 12:57pm