Battling misinformation in a technological age

In an age where technology is practically omnipresent and omnipotent, we are no longer passive information consumers. However, we also no longer trust the media and the culprit for this is the idea of “fake news”. A term that’s been around since the late 19th century, although it was only after the 2016 U.S. presidential … Leer más

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Erga Atad: Political Communication and Misinformation

On February 19th, the second conference within the set of Current Topics in Strategic Communication organized by Youthquake Talks took place. Israeli Professor Erga Atad inspired everyone with her dynamic style and her extensive knowledge of Political Communication and Misinformation.  The Professor started by pointing out the current context of news consumption, and the profile … Leer más

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ALMAGRO: «La comunicación no tiene apellidos»

Comillas CIHS ha estrenado su nuevo ciclo de conferencias, Current Topics in Strategic Communication, con la participación de Juan José Almagro. El antiguo vicepresidente de Unicef España y Director General de Mapfre ha protagonizado un coloquio titulado «Reflexiones sobre la comunicación», donde se ha adentrado también en el campo de la comunicación corporativa. El empresario … Leer más

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Disinformation, “Fake News” and the Battle of Trust

Geysha Gonzalez, Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and founder of DisinfoPortal.org opened our new Current Topics in Strategic Communication series with an inspiring lecture on Disinformation and “Fake News”. In her talk, she explained the difference between disinformation, misinformation and propaganda, and shed light on some complex and controversial issues such as the … Leer más

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