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Despite fears that election night and the results of the election would give rise to protests and violence, the week of the election actually ran smoothly. This article by the New York Times compares the expectations that were held for election night and the actual events that occurred in the days following election night.
With the general consensus among Spanish government officials that the aim of fake news is to destabilize a country and interfere in politics, the Spanish government is preparing to take actions against disinformation campaigns.
This article by Built In gives excellent examples of deepfake phishing and the dangers they can pose to the virtual workplace.
President Trump, his son and top members of his campaign on Wednesday advanced a set of unfounded conspiracy theories about the vote-tallying process to claim that Democrats were rigging the final count.
In this lesson by The New York Times, Katherine Schulten teaches readers responsible ways to intake information. She reminds readers that they should be aware that misinformation exists and also gives them the tools to handle the crisis of misinformation.
The Fulcrum provides a helpful video on how to handle disinformation when it is encountered. Remain calm and do not spread!
US national security officials say Iran was responsible for sending threatening emails to Democratic voters ahead of next month's presidential election.