Muddying The Waters
DisinformationMarch 12, 202400:27:52

Muddying The Waters

"This information is polluting the entire ecosystem under which we operate."

In this episode of "Disinformation," Paul Brandus delves into the pressing issue of information pollution in the 21st century. With the rise of social media and artificial intelligence, discerning between truth, misinformation, and deliberate falsehoods has become increasingly challenging. We also discuss how information pollution exacerbates existing systemic risks like global conflict and climate change, making it a critical issue to address for progress and solutions in the modern world.

[00:01:26] Information pollution.

[00:06:08] Disinformation and its elements.

[00:09:30] Information pollution and swatting.

[00:15:29] Companies navigating information dangers.

[00:17:50] Cybersecurity and company vulnerabilities.

[00:22:17] Swatting and disinformation.

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 guest Alan Jagolinzer, our sound designer and editor Noah Foutz, audio engineer Nathan Corson, and executive producers Michael DeAloia and Gerardo Orlando. Thanks so much for listening.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit