Starr Forum: Russia’s Information War on America | 2020 | Events

Virtual event: Starr Forum: Russia’s Information War on America
September 24, 2020
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Peter Pomerantsev is a Soviet-born British journalist, author and TV producer. He is a visiting senior fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics, where he co-directs the Arena program. He is also an associate editor at Coda Story, a position he has held since at least 2015. Pomerantsev has written two books about Russian disinformation and propaganda: Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible (2014) and This Is Not Propaganda (2019).

Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. She is currently a disinformation fellow at the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program. Jankowicz is the author of How To Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of ConflictHer writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. She is a frequent commentator on disinformation and Russian and Eastern European affairs. 


A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series co-chaired by Elizabeth Wood, professor of history at MIT and faculty director of the MIT Russia Program; and Carol Saivetz, a senior advisor in the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP).


Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Security Studies Program (SSP), MISTI MIT-Russia

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