Our Q+A with Cindy L. Otis

Jared McKiernan
Aug 18, 2020 · 9 min read

We caught up with the former CIA analyst and disinformation expert to discuss her new book, “True or False,” censorship vs. labeling content, and why fake news is an “all of us” problem.

Cindy L. Otis with her new book, “True or False,” a CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News” (Photo courtesy Cindy L. Otis)

What do you picture when you hear “CIA analyst?” Someone like Jack Ryan, nonchalantly walking away from an…