In this podcast, Diana Paiva is joined by Richard Stengel, a political analyst at MSNBC. Richard discusses disinformation about the War in Ukraine and how can people defend themselves from disinformation. Social media has proved an essential channel for the spread of information about this war and Richard explained the impact of social media since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He also talks about Russia’s propaganda.
Ukraine, disinformation tactics and propaganda in the war, Richard Stengel
More information about The Social Media Summit – https://ide.mit.edu/events/the-social-media-summit-mit-smsmit-2/
Richard Stengel served under President Obama as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs from 2013-16. While at the State Department, he modernized the State Department’s communications efforts by promoting social media at State to help the United States tell its story abroad. Stengel led the department’s counter-disinformation efforts, heading its anti-ISIS efforts and starting the first counter-Russian messaging group at State.
About Diana Paiva
Diana is currently interning with Irish Tech News. She graduated from Birkbeck University, with a degree in modern languages and she is currently doing a master’s in Journalism at the University of Roehampton. She has an interest in technology and the environment.
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