National Press Club

Disinformation And The 2020 Presidential Election

November 12, 2019

Disinformation And The 2020 Presidential Election

How much of a factor will disinformation be in the 2020 presidential election? In this edition of Update-1, Paul Barrett, the deputy director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, talks to Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Irv Chapman about the spread of disinformation that already has occurred, the different forms of disinformation and some examples of how it has played out. Barrett also discusses what social media companies have done and still can do to limit the impact of disinformation, and offers some advice to social media users who encounter what they consider to be questionable information.

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