Does disinformation change the course of conflicts?

Bruce Mutsvairo

Tijd 21:15-21:45
Zaal Pandora
  • Science
  • English

Conflicts and wars are increasingly being fought with digital weapons. Media scholar Bruce Mutsvairo studies how political groups in Mali and Ethiopia use social media to spread disinformation to change the course of long-running conflicts. What makes people and countries susceptible to disinformation?