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.
Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; Senior Fellow with the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution; and Editorial Board Member, Quarterly Journal: International Security.Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 5:05pm