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Discussion "Attack From Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America"

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

07:15 PM - 08:30 PM

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This event will be held online via Google Meet.


Event Summary

Join us for an important online discussion on the book "Attack From Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America" by Barbara McQuade. This discussion is open to all and will be moderated by Austin Forum executive director Jay Boisseau. 

In an era marked by rapid technological advancement, the pervasive spread of disinformation has emerged as a profound challenge, undermining truth and trust in society. Barbara McQuade's book delves deep into the mechanics of how disinformation campaigns are orchestrated and their detrimental impact on social cohesion and political discourse. By examining real-world scenarios and the strategic manipulation of information, McQuade illustrates how disinformation fosters division and erodes support for critical societal issues.

This book discussion is crucial for anyone interested in understanding the stakes of living in an information-compromised world and the steps we can take to counteract these influences. Whether you are a technologist, policymaker, or concerned citizen, this discussion will provide valuable insights into how we can fortify our communities against the corrosive effects of disinformation. Please sign up, read the book, and join the discussion to explore how we can collectively build a more informed and resilient society. Your participation in the discussion enriches your understanding and contributes to a broader societal effort to combat the threats posed by disinformation.


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