Information wars: the fine art of mass manipulation in the digital age

Seminar

Speaker

Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, Professor Roger Bradbury, Dr Tim Legrand, Dr Haroro Ingram and Professor Rory Medcalf, National Security College, Crawford School, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Monday, 20 March, 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00

Following the 2016 US election, the role of information in politics and society is under increasing scrutiny. Is information benign, a political weapon or the first casualty of the post-truth era? Historically, information was a standard tool and target of political subversion, but now as it forms the backbone of our economies, social lives and political anatomies, are we especially vulnerable to its exploitation and misuses?

Find flyers, registration, and complete event details at https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/9258/information-wars-fine-art-mass-manipulation-digital-age

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