A collection of 10 posts
Inoculate Yourself Against Russian Disinformation - And Its Amplifiers
With a little effort and objectivity anyone can learn to spot Russian disinformation narratives. They are pervasive, adaptable to any ideology, and increasingly destabilizing. Developing and honing this skill has never been more important.
Motherboard: The Bots That Are Changing Politics
Jigsaw, the Google/Alphabet think-tank, recently invited me and a handful of others to spend a day in New York City thinking about how to build a taxonomy for political bots. It was a productive day and a month or so later we made some of that work public in this essay at Motherboard.
Ryan Boyette: Chronicling the War in Sudan from the Nuba Mountains
Sudan, like too many other places in Africa, fades in and out of the sights of Western journalists and their readers. Many foreign observers and aid workers have been harassed, forced out, and even killed. It is one of those places that is tempting to write-off. And, if you wanted
65 Diplomats, Journalists, Spies, and Professors Who Will Help You Make Sense of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
*The usual disclaimers apply. This is not a complete list (it’s not even my complete list) and many informative accounts are not listed here. And of course I am not endorsing every tweet by every account here. However, these accounts will help keep you current and, in some cases,
Blogs of War on CNN: Soldier “Bloggers” Report from War
“War-themed blogs, appearing on sites such as http://www.blogsofwar.com and http://www.sgtstryker.com, have become a popular alternative news source since fighting broke out in Iraq a week ago, sometimes beating newspapers and television with war developments.”