Ya basta! - a conversation with Erin Gallagher on digital information pollution in Latin America

In this episode Erin Gallagher offers a view of digital information pollution around Latin America.

Fake Twitter - Honduran style (Pic credit:  Erin Gallagher )

Fake Twitter - Honduran style (Pic credit: Erin Gallagher)

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My argument that disinformation is a demand-side problem can be found here.

Links for more detail on issues and stories mentioned in the audio:

Latin America (general): How to hack an election (Andres Sepulveda): https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-how-to-hack-an-election/ …

Honduras: Berta Caceres murder & trial: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/case/case-history-berta-c%C3%A1ceres

Honduran elections: https://theintercept.com/2017/12/23/honduras-election-fraud-drugs-jose-orlando-hernandez/ …

Mexico: Ayotzinapa case: https://theintercept.com/2015/09/23/ayotzinapa-disappearances-in-mexico-one-year-later/ …

Alberto Escorcia's website: https://loquesigue.tv/secciones/sociedad/yo-soy-red/ …

Green Party of Mexico contract for trolls: https://www.sinembargo.mx/05-05-2015/1334032 …

Mexico articles about bots & trolls: https://medium.com/@erin_gallagher/news-articles-about-bots-trolls-in-mexican-networks-7b1e551ef4a6 …

Guatemala: Guatemala net centers: https://theintercept.com/2018/04/07/guatemala-anti-corruption-trolls-smear-campaign/ …

The Alabama Project: Alabama Project: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/19/us/alabama-senate-roy-jones-russia.html …