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Why Russian disinformation is so effective
Episode 284th October 2022 • NeedleStack • Matt Ashburn, Authentic8
00:00:00 00:25:20

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Fact-checkers’ biggest nemesis is the proliferation of disinformation in the digital age. Chris Paul joins the episode to talk about Russian propaganda and disinformation techniques. Why are they so effective? Is it skill or just an innate vulnerability for humans to want to believe what they see? Chris Paul walks us through his research from the technical to the psychological.