Following Obama Discussion, IOP Disinformation Conference Welcomes Host of Political Speakers

4/17/2022 4:11:22 PM

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The Chicago Maroon -- After former president Barack Obama’s appearance on the evening of April 6, the Disinformation and the Erosion of Democracy conference, co-hosted at the Rubenstein Forum by UChicago’s Institute of Politics (IOP) and The Atlantic, continued on April 7 and 8. Computer scientists Camille François and Karrie Karahalios joined technology journalist Casey Newton to discuss the role of algorithms in the spread of disinformation. 

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This story was published April 17, 2022.