Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

WEBCAST: ​Fake News & Elections: How to Reduce the Threat?

On November 3, AS/COA hosted an event examining how to prevent misinformation from damaging the electoral process across the Americas.
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Americas Quarterly convened a special virtual event examining how to prevent misinformation and fake news from damaging the electoral process in Brazil and across the Americas.

This event was hosted by:

The program was livestreamed on this page, YouTube and Twitter on November 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Minister Luís Roberto Barroso, Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court and President of the Superior Electoral Court @LRobertoBarroso


  • Cristina Tardáguila, Senior Program Director, International Center for Journalists @ctardaguila
  • Carlos Affonso Souza, Director, Institute of Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) @caffsouza
  • Marcelo Lacerda, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy, Google Brasil
  • Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly @brazilbrian (moderator)

Tags: Events, The Battle Over Fake News
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