Aug 03, 2018

Recap: New Knowledge Testifies in Front of Senate Intelligence Committee

Recap: New Knowledge Testifies in Front of Senate Intelligence Committee

This week New Knowledge had the opportunity to get in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee and foreign influence operations and their use of social media platforms. Our Director of Research, Renee DiResta, along with a panel of other social media and disinformation experts, shared the increasing threat that foreign influence social media disinformation posses to our elections and the role that tech companies play in helping to protect public discourse.

Read Renee's Opening Statement: Statement For The Record From Renee Diresta

In the press

Missed the hearing? Rewatch it, or read through the news coverage.

NBC News - Senate Intel Committee Grapples with Social Media's Threat to Democracy

CBS News- Experts: Russian Influence Efforts Constitute Informational Warfare, Span Beyond Election

The Verge- Senate Warns Tech Companies on Foreign Interference: "Time is Running Out"

Esquire - We're in a Cybersecurity Crisis, Facebook Tells the White House. Hello? Anyone there?

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