2022 President’s Lecture Q&A with Reneé DiResta & Richard J. Baron, MD

2022 President’s Lecture Q&A with Reneé DiResta & Richard J. Baron, MD

Richard J. Baron, MD and Reneé DiResta discuss her lecture and take questions from the audience.

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.

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Richard J. Baron, MD and Reneé DiResta discuss her lecture and take questions from the audience.

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.

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2022 ABIM Foundation Forum

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