2022 President’s Lecture: Contagious Rumors in the Time of COVID, Renée DiResta

2022 President’s Lecture: Contagious Rumors in the Time of COVID, Renée DiResta

Renée DiResta is the Technical Research Manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory, a cross-disciplinary program of research, teaching, and policy engagement for the study of abuse in current information technologies. Renee investigates the spread of malign narratives across social and media networks. Her work examines the ways in which distinct types of actor types leverage the information ecosystem to exert influence, from local activists promoting health misinformation and conspiracy theories to well-resourced full-spectrum information operations executed by state-sponsored actors.

Q&A with Richard J. Baron, MD and Reneé DiResta

 

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Renée DiResta is the Technical Research Manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory, a cross-disciplinary program of research, teaching, and policy engagement for the study of abuse in current information technologies. Renee investigates the spread of malign narratives across social and media networks. Her work examines the ways in which distinct types of actor types leverage the information ecosystem to exert influence, from local activists promoting health misinformation and conspiracy theories to well-resourced full-spectrum information operations executed by state-sponsored actors.

Q&A with Richard J. Baron, MD and Reneé DiResta

 

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2022 ABIM Foundation Forum

President's Lecture
Contagious Rumors in the Time of COVID - Renée DiResta