Voter, You’ve Been Hacked

The aftershocks of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election are still being felt today. Is the United States ready for future elections?

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  • Gabrielle Sierra
    Director, Podcasting

Asher Ross - Supervising Producer

Markus Zakaria - Audio Producer and Sound Designer

Rafaela Siewert - Associate Podcast Producer

Episode Guests
  • Joseph Marks
    Washington Post
  • Malcolm Nance
    Intelligence Analyst, MSNBC
  • Laura Rosenberger
    Senior Fellow and Director, Alliance for Securing Democracy

Show Notes

Less than a year before Americans head to the polls again, the United States is still reeling from Russia’s 2016 election interference. Although steps have been taken to secure voting infrastructure, the task of combating disinformation on social media has proven more difficult. As Russia refines its cyber and disinformation tradecraft, some foresee a threat not just to elections, but to the health of democracy worldwide.


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Year in Review: Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms in 2019,” Lauren Dudley


Hacking Charges Against Russian FSB Officers: A Quick Reaction,” Adam Segal and Alex Grigsby


Disinformation Colonialism and African Internet Policy,” Mailyn Fidler


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