Combating Disinformation (The New Censorship)

Helping journalists sort through the noise to get to the truth in Moldova

therealjoshm
May 2, 2019 · 5 min read
A fourth grader holding a newspaper during a media literacy discussion at Ratus Public Library. / Eduard Bizgu for USAID/Moldova

In today’s networked environment, where any citizen can broadcast live or post their thoughts to a social network, censorship might seem impossible, writes scholar Zeynep Tufekci. However, as we see citizens globally inundated by an endless supply of information…