The Pan-Harvard Filipino Network invites you to a forum-discussion entitled Architects of Disinformation: Behind the Scenes of Troll Accounts and Fake News in the Philippines. Co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center, the Nieman Foundation, and the HKS Southeast Asia Caucus.
Professor Jonathan Ong of UMass Amherst will present his report on the industry behind troll accounts and fake news in the Philippines, the world’s social media capital. This will be followed by a panel discussion with Nieman 2018 Fellow and Rappler co-founder Glenda M. Gloria. The panel will be moderated by former Associated Press reporter and 2007 Nieman Fellow Tini Tran.