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Presentation Resources

Session 1 & 2


Session 1 & 2


Here are resources to accompany both of the Disinformation and Social Media Bootcamp training sessions. 

General Resources:​


  • Twitter Basics

Follow these experts on Twitter

One of the best ways to learn about disinformation is to follow trustworthy sources who study online culture and propaganda. Below are Twitter accounts worth following -- it's worth getting a Twitter account just to follow these accounts:

  • @cward1e - Claire Wardle - Strategy Lead at FirstDraft News (see above)

  • @JaneLytv - Jane Lytvynenko - Senior Reporter, Buzzfeed

  • @RVAWonk - Carolyn Orr - Behavioral Scientist and Reporter

  • @MelissaRyan - Melissa Ryan - Producer - Ctrl-Alt-Right-Delete (subscribe)

  • @noUpside - Renee DiResta - Stanford Internet Observatory - Make it trend, make it true.

  • @BostonJoan​ - Joan Donovan, PhD - Research Director, Shorenstein Center at Harvard - also check out Joan's Big If True series and subscribe to Meme War Weekly

  • @conspirator0 - Conspirador Norteño - Data Scientist, Twitter researcher extraordinaire

  • @oneunderscore_ - Ben Collins - Reporter, NBC

  • @digitalsista - Shireen Mitchell - Disinfo fighter in diversity, tech, media & politics

  • @BrandingBrandi - Brandi Collins-Dexter - Campaign Director at Color of Change overseeing media, democracy and economic justice

  • @donie - Donie O'Sullivan - Reporter, CNN

  • @katestarbird - Kate Starbird - Professor of Human Centered Design and Researcher at University of Washington

  • @womenindisinfo - Women of Influence - Community of female academics with expertise in information warfare, propaganda studies and disinformation


  • Meme War Weekly - weekly newsletter produced by the Technology and Social Change (TaSC) Research Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University (and subscribe)


View in YouTube for translated subtitles.

How you can help transform the internet into a place of trust - Claire Wardle, First Draft News

Beware online "filter bubbles" - Eli Pariser

How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day - Tristan Harris, Center for Humane Technology


These sites are a good first-stop for checking the veracity of a story you're seeing:

Many fact-checking resources were initially developed for journalists, and available to anyone. The following are resources that teach you how to fact check:

Disinformation self-test and quizzes

Can you spot the fakes?

Disinformation resources for educators

Below are resources that are cited in the Disinformation Literacy for Educators version of this workshop. ​