CEP Virtual Roundtable | Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

On May 4, 2021, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted a CEP Virtual Roundtable with Lord Walney entitled, Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship.

Lord Walney, John Woodcock, recently appointed as HM Government’s independent adviser on political violence and disruption, hosted this engaging and lively CEP discussion exploring debate surrounding disinformation and conspiracy theories.

Gathering perspectives from academia, journalism, and subject matter experts, our speakers return to basics in exploring the popular myths, realities, assertions, and assumptions when it comes to our information environment, particularly online.

Moderated by:
Lord Walney, HM Government independent advisor on political violence and disruption

Speakers:
-Dr. David Jeffery, lecturer on British politics, populism, and local government at Liverpool University
-Aaron Sibarium, reporter at The Washington Free Beacon and writer
-Naama Kates, host of critically acclaimed INCEL podcast
-Liam Duffy, London-based CEP advisor, author of CEP’s latest report “Western Foreign Fighters and the Yazidi Genocide” (Available here: https://bit.ly/3rTc4oH)

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Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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