Big Little Lies – How Disinformation Affects Us
Join Professor Sarah Kreps from Cornell University, Bret Schafer at The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Editor Kristoffer Egeberg at Faktisk and Associate Professor Bente Kalsnes from Kristiania University College to discuss the many different ways that truth gets distorted and people, politics and policies are shaped through disinformation tactics.
Hosted by the U.S. Embassy Oslo. The panel discussion will be streamed online.
Sarah Kreps is a Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University. Her teaching and research focus on the intersection of international politics, technology, and national security. She has published five books, the most recently, Social Media and International Relations.
Bret Schafer is the Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow at Alliance for Securing Democracy. As an expert in computational propaganda, he has appeared in The New York Time, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and regularly been interviewed by NPR, PBS and BBC radio.
Kristoffer Egeberg is Editor-in-Chief of the Norwegian fact-checking website, Faktisk.no. He received the SKUP Award and later the International Reporter’s Journalism Award for the disclosure of sales of decommissioned naval ships of the Royal Norwegian Navy to Nigerian paramilitary groups while working as journalist for newspaper Dagbladet.
Bente Kalsnes is an Associate Professor at Kristiania University College. Her research is on the impact communication technologies have on politics, digital journalism, and disinformation. She received the Norwegian Media Researchers’ Communication grant for her research outreach to media and through social media, and is the author of Fake News: Lies, Disinformation and Propaganda in the Digital Public Sphere.
Arrangementet er en del av Møteplass Oslo 2020 – høstens store møteplass for politikere, media, næringsliv og organisasjoner.
Opptaket av arrangementet kan sees her.