Fake and misleading news and the role that social media plays in spreading it are undermining governments and social cohesion around the world. So what can be done to fix this?
About the speaker:
Peter Bergen is a Journalist, Documentary Producer, Vice President at New America, CNN National Security Analyst, Professor of Practice at Arizona State University, and the Author or Editor of seven books, three of which were New York Times bestsellers and four of which were named among the best non-fiction books of the year by The Washington Post. The books have been translated into twenty languages. Documentaries based on his books have been nominated for two Emmys and also won the Emmy for best documentary in 2013. He is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy and writes a weekly column for CNN.com. He has held teaching positions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He has testified before Congressional committees on seventeen occasions about national security issues. He has a degree in Modern History from New College, Oxford.
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