City on the Hill

Guest: Mutale Nkonde, Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

In 2016, the Russian government orchestrated vast disinformation campaigns that leveraged U.S. race relations to influence the presidential election. In the years since, how much has changed? More importantly, are we any better equipped to fight back heading into 2020?

On this episode, Mutale Nkonde — who in addition to her work at Harvard is a public interest technologist and founder of nonprofit AI for the People — discusses the role race plays in election interference efforts. And with current disinformation campaigns already well underway, Mutale takes time to outline specific strategies for what we can do as voters to protect American democracy.

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