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We “Pledge” action: The delay and diffuse tactics of climate misinformation
Nov 12, 2022

We “Pledge” action: The delay and diffuse tactics of climate misinformation

Despite delay, distract and diffuse tactics, awareness of the climate crisis and the impact it has on many of our other crises—energy, food, violenc

Big Tech: The phony knight of democracy
Feb 18, 2022

Big Tech: The phony knight of democracy

The titans of tech evade regulations on the ground of free speech as they rake in profit from misinformation in host countries, while complying to sim

China in the post-COVID-19 era — How will the CCP tackle its image problem? 
Dec 28, 2020

China in the post-COVID-19 era — How will the CCP tackle its image problem? 

Ultimately, the power of example counts, and the Chinese has matched this with an extremely sophisticated, worldwide propaganda and misinformation cam

Communications blackout in Kashmir: A quick fix that can backfire
Aug 14, 2019

Communications blackout in Kashmir: A quick fix that can backfire

India has always lacked the counter-narrative to Pakistan’s misinformation campaigns, but will the current communications clampdown make it lose the

Countering Disinformation and Hate Speech Online: Regulation and User Behavioural Change
Jan 25, 2021

Countering Disinformation and Hate Speech Online: Regulation and User Behavioural Change

Social media platforms facilitate the sharing of information and enhance connectivity and civic engagement. At the same time, however, they are vulnerable to abuse by malicious actors who use the channels to spread misinformation and hateful and divisive content. Regulatory reforms must seek to align the utility of social media platforms with the welfare of citizens, while safeguarding the right to free speech. This paper explores the regulatory

Deep fake, disinformation, and deception
Aug 25, 2023

Deep fake, disinformation, and deception

The adoption of generative AI in cognitive warfare poses a significant threat to national security

Digital Dreams, Real Challenges: Key Factors Driving India’s AI Ecosystem
May 08, 2024

Digital Dreams, Real Challenges: Key Factors Driving India’s AI Ecosystem

India, like much of the rest of the world, is faced with the twin but opposing conditions of economic potential and social concerns that need to be negotiated to realise the digital dividends from artificial intelligence (AI) and achieve sustainable and balanced growth. AI systems involve layers of technological dependencies that necessitate and enable social and institutional interdependency between stakeholders, enabling conditions, and resourc

Governance through the digital disruption of democracy
Oct 05, 2020

Governance through the digital disruption of democracy

In order to save democracy from our own digital tools, we need to adopt a new model of governing digitally — public leaders must take a systemic app

How QAnon can impact the upcoming US elections
Sep 24, 2020

How QAnon can impact the upcoming US elections

QAnon has been increasingly used as a hashtag to create content that continuously attacks Democrat leaders and points towards impending doom.

In times of fake news and manufactured outrage, how do we reclaim empathy?
Feb 10, 2020

In times of fake news and manufactured outrage, how do we reclaim empathy?

As misinformation and propaganda become the mainstay of public discourse, the space for reason is shrinking

India’s foreign intelligence and a need for narrative management
May 18, 2024

India’s foreign intelligence and a need for narrative management

As India’s international stature grows, its intelligence agencies will come under greater scrutiny. The R&AW should institute a PR mechanism to

Information wars and regime stability. How can nations respond?
Apr 14, 2021

Information wars and regime stability. How can nations respond?

There is no one-size-fits-all solution, as dis-/misinformation and manipulation are versatile weapons and they adapt to the target, and there is no de

Promoting Principles-Based Use of Technology in Humanitarian Assistance
Aug 16, 2023

Promoting Principles-Based Use of Technology in Humanitarian Assistance

The application of emerging technologies in humanitarian assistance has increased in recent years, and they have proven effective in delivering life-saving interventions to populations in need. In a fast-changing technological landscape, the use of such tools is only expected to increase further. At the same time, however, the use of technologies brings certain challenges, such as misuse of data and the spread of misinformation. This brie

Stock markets, volatile and vulnerable
May 20, 2004

Stock markets, volatile and vulnerable

The ¿steep fall¿ and the ¿smart recovery¿ of stock prices with every bit of new information, misinformation and disinformation, on government-formation at the Centre has once again proved the volatility of market sentiments, often not grounded in political realities or economic fundamentals.

The Infodemic: An underlying challenge in the pandemic response
Apr 12, 2022

The Infodemic: An underlying challenge in the pandemic response

In the fight against the coronavirus, the equally challenging issue of misinformation needs to addressed as part of the COVID-19 response.

Time to reassess what is good, what is bad, and what is ugly about India's tech regulations
Mar 14, 2022

Time to reassess what is good, what is bad, and what is ugly about India's tech regulations

Three sets of issues emerge here - understanding the nature of technology-linked risks, assessing the challenges to governance, and being imaginative in embracing new modes of regulation.

Torpedoing a submarine rumour
Jan 27, 2023

Torpedoing a submarine rumour

The attempt being made to show that the Project-75I submarine project does not suit the Indian Navy is misinformation aimed at influencing the defence decision-making process

When a pandemic meets the era of ‘infodemic’
Jun 12, 2020

When a pandemic meets the era of ‘infodemic’

The ideas of disinformation and misinformation are as old as history. What is new, are the technologies that enable its rapid spread.

अमेरिकन निवडणुकीचे ‘सोशल’ धडे
Dec 05, 2020

अमेरिकन निवडणुकीचे ‘सोशल’ धडे

‘फेक न्यूज’चे विष आज जगभरातील माध्यमविश्वाला बाधित करत आहे. पण त्यावर यंदाच्या अमेरिकन निवडणुकीत नियंत्रण ठेवले गेले. ते कसे हे पाहणे, फार महत्त्वाचे आहे.

कोरोनाची लस आणि चुकीच्या माहितीची साथ
Mar 04, 2021

कोरोनाची लस आणि चुकीच्या माहितीची साथ

गेल्या वर्षात सर्रासपणे पसरवलेल्या चुकीच्या माहितीमुळे सरकार आणि आरोग्य यंत्रणेबद्दल लोकांमध्ये अविश्वासाची भावना निर्माण झाली आहे.

युक्रेन युद्धाची नवी व्यूहरचना
May 15, 2023

युक्रेन युद्धाची नवी व्यूहरचना

या युद्धातील दावे आणि प्रतिदावे हे दोन नायकांविषयी कमी आणि जगाचे मत बनवण्यासाठी अधिक करण्यात येत आहेत.

सूचनाओं की महामारी: कोविड-19 से निपटने की राह में एक बुनियादी चुनौती
Jul 31, 2023

सूचनाओं की महामारी: कोविड-19 से निपटने की राह में एक बुनियादी चुनौती

कोरोना वायरस के ख़िलाफ़ जंग में ग़लत जानकारी से निपटने क�

सोशल मीडिया स्पर्धेमुळे सुधारेल?
Oct 20, 2021

सोशल मीडिया स्पर्धेमुळे सुधारेल?

धोकादायक ऑनलाइन कंटेंट रोखण्यासाठी समाज माध्यमांमध्ये जबाबदारीची जाणीव व्हावी, म्हणून जगभरातील सरकारे प्रयत्न करताहेत.

हवामान संकटाबद्दल जागरूकता आणि परिणाम
Aug 13, 2023

हवामान संकटाबद्दल जागरूकता आणि परिणाम

विलंब, विचलित आणि विखुरलेले डावपेच असूनही, हवामानाच्या संकटाबद्दल जागरूकता आणि त्याचा परिणाम आपल्या इतर अनेक संकटांवर-ऊर्जा, अन्न, हिंसा, युद्ध, महागाई, हवामानाच्या तीव्�