715: Cindy Otis | Spotting Fake News Like a CIA Analyst

715: Cindy Otis | Spotting Fake News Like a CIA Analyst

By Jordan Harbinger

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Tuesday, 23 August

Cindy Otis (@cindyotis_) is a former CIA military analyst specializing in disinformation threat analysis and counter-messaging, and is the author of True or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News.

What We Discuss with Cindy Otis: What is fake news, and why does it spread six times faster than real news? How is fake news different from satire? How does misinformation differ from disinformation? The historical consequences of using fake news to influence a population. How to spot fake news and inoculate ourselves (and our children) against its intended impact. And much more...

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