• Why government websites fail

    Why government websites fail0

    While the rest of the world has evolved to a place where we can track anything at all times and order anything from anywhere, government has been hopelessly stranded on an island in 1993. Normally, lots of people go through their lives barely interacting online with the government. If you are a U.S. citizen, regularly

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  • Nina Jankowicz & Peter Pomerantsev on the Future of Disinformation

    Nina Jankowicz & Peter Pomerantsev on the Future of Disinformation0

    04 May Nina Jankowicz & Peter Pomerantsev on the Future of Disinformation

    Posted at 17:00h
    in Events, Upcoming Event
    by Sophia Gaston

    Sophia Gaston spoke with Nina Jankowicz and Peter Pomerantsev, two of the leading expert researchers into contemporary disinformation, to explore the role that it is playing in the Coronavirus pandemic. They discussed the differing ways in which disinformation was being harnessed, the challenges of studying a landscape fraught with as much misinformation as disinformation, the next phases of government regulation, and the likely prominence of disinformation in the 2020 US Presidential Election.

    Nina Jankowicz works at The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., where she studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. Her book, ‘How to Lose the Information War’, will be published in July 2020. Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the a..

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  • For global diplomats, Zoom is not like being in the room

    For global diplomats, Zoom is not like being in the room0

    “Operating online is not real diplomacy,” one veteran ambassador says. Spare a thought for the world’s diplomatic elite: They’re prowling around Zoom like caged animals, deprived of their most potent tool — personal contact — right as the world is looking to them to coordinate the response to a crippling pandemic. Ambassadors normally mix in

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