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Capacity-BuildingEvent: News Literacy Project - Be Informed in 2024 / Infórmate en 2024
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Feb 22, 2024

DDIA consultant Cristina Tardaguila joins The News Literacy Project, Factchequeado and Univision for "Be Informed in 2024," a conversation in English and Spanish.

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UpdateIn the News: (The Daily Kos) - The Downballot: Fighting Disinformation in Latino Media
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Feb 8, 2024

DDIA Executive Director Roberta Braga joined The Daily Kos for an episode of "The Downballot" to discuss how disinformation transcends borders but also creates opportunities for U.S. stakeholders to import creative solutions from Latin America.

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Capacity-BuildingEvent: Unpacking Misinformation in Latino Spaces Online
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Jan 25, 2024

During this session, DDIA Research Consultant Yamil Velez explored the levels of adoption of misinformation among U.S. Latinos, the typology of those who may be at risk for seeing and believing misinformation, and the antidotes and counter-measures at our disposal.

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UpdateIn the News: (AS/COA LatAm in Focus Podcast) - Online Reach and Expat Votes in El Salvador's Election
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Jan 25, 2024

In a conversation with Carin Zissis for AS/COA's Latin America in Focus podcast, Digital Democracy Institute of the Americas’ Roberta Braga and political scientist Michael Paarlberg delve into factors behind Nayib Bukele’s global reach.

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Reports and PublicationsDigital Disruption: Milei’s Online Path to the Presidency
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Jan 22, 2024

This report analyzes, from an open-source standpoint, the use of humor, memes, and captivating visuals by Javier Milei, his campaign, and some of his most vocal supporters on video-centric platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok in the lead-up to and during the 2023 presidential elections in Argentina. 

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Capacity-BuildingEvent: #NSG2024 Panel Discussion - Prospecting for Truth in the Information Torrent
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Jan 8, 2024

As part of #NSGSCon 2024 on January 8 and 9 in Washington, D.C., DDIA Executive Director Roberta Braga spoke on a panel titled Prospecting for Truth in the Information Torrent.

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UpdateIn the News: (PBS NewsHour) As Social Media Guardrails Fade and AI Deepfakes Go Mainstream, Experts Warn of Impact on Elections
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Dec 27, 2023

DDIA Executive Director Roberta Braga spoke with the Associated Press, and her quotes were subsequently published by PBS NewsHour, about the recycled false narratives and evolving manipulation tactics expected to impact the 2024 elections in the United States.

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UpdateIn the News: (Associated Press) Redes Sociales Menos Controladas y Aumento de Deepfakes Ponen a Prueba Elecciones de 2024 en EEUU
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Dec 26, 2023

La directora ejecutiva de DDIA, Roberta Braga, habló con Associated Press sobre las narrativas falsas recicladas y las tácticas de influencia ilícitas en evolución que probablemente impactarán las elecciones de 2024 en los Estados Unidos.

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