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Wednesday, June 12 • 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Indian elections, disinformation, and the state of Indian Social Media

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This session will explore the issues of hate speech and disinformation during the 2019 Indian Elections. We will discuss the primary actors of disinformation, as well as the tactics and platforms used most heavily in the elections. We will also discuss the themes of disinformation, and the physical violence that resulted from the weaponization of these platforms. The session will feature examples as well as an open dialogue for participants that would like to know more about how these issues have global ramifications.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 5:15pm - 6:30pm BST
Cyrene (Laico)