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.
Casey Campbell is the Program Assistant at the Belfer Center’s Project on Managing the Atom. She recently graduated from Emerson College with a B.S. in Journalism. Before coming to MTA, she was an intern with the Belfer communications team, assisting with a variety of projects. Prior to graduation, Casey worked at a number of internship sites, including Voice of America in Washington D.C. and WGBH’s nightly news show, Greater Boston.Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 2:48pm