The Jordan Harbinger Show

715: Cindy Otis | Spotting Fake News Like a CIA Analyst

Cindy Otis (@cindyotis_) is a former CIA military analyst specializing in disinformation threat analysis and counter-messaging, and is the author of True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News.

What We Discuss with Cindy Otis:

  • What is fake news, and why does it spread six times faster than real news?
  • How is fake news different from satire?
  • How does misinformation differ from disinformation?
  • The historical consequences of using fake news to influence a population.
  • How to spot fake news and inoculate ourselves (and our children) against its intended impact.
  • And much more...

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