Camille Francois on Disinformation Campaigns
How do foreign actors spread disinformation online? What have we learned from the campaign of Russian meddling into the 2016 US Presidential elections, and are we ready for what’s coming in 2020? Our guest this week is Camille Francois, Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika, a network analysis company that studies the spread of disinformation online. She explains how Russian trolls have been trying to sow chaos in the US since 2014, and she details the new threats she's seen emerge in recent years.