Category: Conferences and Talks

10th June 2020 – New Podcast on Coronavirus and Disinformation

The latest @OpenEUDebate podcast on disinformation (and what we do about it!) could not be more timely. I really enjoyed taking part in this discussion with Nad’a Kovalcikova, PhD. & Jorge Tuñón Navarro (PhD) with thanks to moderator Carlos Carnicero Urabayen and organizer Alvaro Oleart Listen here: Spotify Apple Google #disinformation #misinformation #propaganda #fakenews #cambridgeanalytica #datarights #deception #factchecking #surveillance #influenceindustry #privacy Read more →

23rd April 2020 – Brittany Kaiser Guest Talk

Many of you will have watched in horror as we revealed ‘Cambridge Analytica’ and the Facebook scandals also unfolded in 2018. I’m delighted to share this video with you of a talk on Apr 23, 2020 with Brittany Kaiser, Former Business Development Director at Cambridge Analytica – one of the whistleblowers who was the central figure from the film The… Read more →

16th April 2020 – Ade Rudd Talk on Deception

Delighted to share the video of Ade Rudd‘s lecture for my ‘Propaganda: Dark arts in a digital age’ class at Bard College: “Clothing Naked Villainy: the Dark Art of Deception” The talk explores theory & introduces and analyzes examples of deception in war. Ade Rudd was ‘Behaviour Change Analyst’ & Warrant Officer in UK PSYOPS co-authoring NATO doctrine. This public… Read more →

16th February 2019 – Invited talks at GWU and Columbia

Very much enjoyed my recent talk at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs about my new project ‘Propaganda Machine: The Hidden Story of Cambridge Analytica and the Digital Influence Industry ‘. Thank you to all who attended and asked such great questions! If you missed it I am delighted to say that I will be speaking at Columbia… Read more →

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