DiscoverThe Jordan Harbinger Show172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News
172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News

172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News

Update: 2019-03-146


Clint Watts (@selectedwisdom) is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Center For Cyber and Homeland Security at The George Washington University, and author of Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News.

What We Discuss with Clint Watts:

  • How our own cognitive biases are manipulated in an effort to destabilize trust in each other and our very way of life.

  • How hostile entities like ISIS use social media for propaganda and recruitment.

  • Why Western governments can't, even with their relatively infinite wealth of resources, beat ragtag Somali Twitter pirates and ISIS shills.

  • How bias creates social media bubbles, what forms they take, and why this is dangerous.

  • How we can fix these issues or at least mitigate the effect they have on our lives.

  • And much more...

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172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News

172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News

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