disinformation

Musk's changes create Twitter blues for government agencies

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Twitter has been an essential tool for government agencies getting urgent information to the public. Elon Musk's takeover could change that.

Researchers see conspiracy theories forming around National Guard's election work

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Disinformation researchers said National Guard cyber units' routine work in election security has caught the attention of conspiracy theorists.

New and familiar threats loom over midterms, election officials tell Congress

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Misinformation and disinformation continue to fuel both cyber and physical threats against election administrators, officials told Congress.

'Veil of misinformation' chases election officials' 2020 successes

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The challenges created by misinformation and disinformation about voting processes continue to test election officials.

Election, law enforcement officials launch group to combat threats against voting process

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The new Committee for Safe and Secure Elections says it wants to improve coordination between election administrators and law enforcement.

California's new bot is fighting COVID-19 misinformation on WhatsApp

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California health officials are fighting COVID-19 misinformation with a new Spanish-speaking chatbot on the WhatsApp messaging platform.

New Jersey jumps into disinformation fight

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"It's a fact of life" that the state government needs to counter disinformation, New Jersey Homeland Security Director Laurie Doran said.

Maricopa County, Ariz., finds partisan ballot review was incorrect, misleading

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County officials issued a lengthy rebuttal to the partisan review of 2.1 million ballots demanded by supporters of former President Trump.

Election disinformation fight offers lessons for pandemic, NGA says

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States should respond to falsehoods about vaccines by looking to how election officials countered lies about the 2020 vote, NGA suggests.

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