Fighting Disinformation On The Front Lines in Israel
DisinformationOctober 17, 202300:19:55

Fighting Disinformation On The Front Lines in Israel

"... truth is the first casualty of war."

In all times, but especially in wartime, we are challenged to separate fact from fiction. On this special episode of Disinformation, we break from our miniseries on combating disinformation to discuss the recent surprise attack on Israel by Hamas, the evolving nature of information dissemination, and the importance of verifying sources in a fast-moving conflict. We also interview Rafi Mendelson of Cyabra a company that works to combat disinformation in both this conflict and at large.

[00:11:33] Disinformation during wartime today.

[00:09:04] Fake accounts and false narratives.

[00:11:13] State actors and cyberattacks.

[00:12:48] Flood of disinformation.

[00:16:05] Deceptive Imagery Persuasion.

Got questions, comments or ideas or an example of disinformation you'd like us to check out? Send them to Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Special thanks to our guests Meredith Wilson of Emergent Risk International and Rafi Mendelson of Cyabra. Our sound designer and editor is Noah Foutz, audio engineer Nathan Corson, and executive producers Michael DeAloia and Gerardo Orlando. Thanks so much for listening.

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