Disinformation in a Digital Age - Countering Disinformation
Now with the flexible option to be delivered in a virtual online classroom and soon to return, face to face training.
As technology and information evolves so does the way disinformation spreads through society. It can come in many forms of fake news on Facebook, media outlets and google searches, all of which are not immune to it. It is an important skill to be able to discern and detect whether information is false and whether its intention is deliberately to deceive. This training covers the various types of disinformation campaigns which have been seen and how to deliver an effective response.
The course comprises of two elements; introduction to the core characteristics of Disinformation campaigns, follow by practical exercise to put theory into practice. This training aims to equip participants with the knowledge and experience necessary to develop mitigation strategies before an attack, and to react effectively in the event they become targets of an attack.
Participants will leave with better understanding of how disinformation spreads, by studying real world situations. They will be equipped with Methods and processes, through practices, to counter and fight disinformation through campaigns, designed responses and clear communication.
10:00 - 16:00
£595 + VAT
St James Park, London
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Amil Khan is a Political communications adviser; specialising in digital campaigning in highly contested environments. He has extensive experience working across structures’ development, operations and crisis management.Read Bio
Amil Khan is a Political communications adviser; specialising in digital campaigning in highly contested environments. He has extensive experience working across structures’ development, operations and crisis management. He has experience working with pro-democracy opposition groups in the Middle East and established governments seeking reform. Founder of Valent Projects, UK digital comms agency for social impact. Former Reuters Middle East correspondent and BBC documentary journalist
Director; Valent Projects:
• Advising and supporting five UK MPs during the 2019 General Elections with digital communications content and ad strategies, resulting in increased majorities for each
• Assisting a North African government to achieve the closure of state-sponsored malign online networks through data gathering, information-environment analysis and outreach
• Key contributor to Labour Together’s report on the Labour Party’s performance in the 2019 general election - the only independent assessment covering digital campaigning and media management
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