Human Rights Talks

Human Rights Talks: Digital Townhall -Foreign Interference & COVID19 Disinformation

November 18, 2020

In this first installment of our series on COVID-19 and disinformation we discussed key actors, themes, and impacts of foreign interference and disinformation in the Canadian context.

- Marcus Kolga (Founder of DisinfoWatch and Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute)

- Camille François (Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika)

- Alice Stollmeyer (Executive Director of Defend Democracy). 

- Michael Petrou (Editor-in-Chief of Open Canada) will moderate the discussion.

This event was livestreamed on the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies' Facebook and YouTube pages.

The Canadian Coalition to Counter COVID Digital Disinformation is a project organized by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies with funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage's Digital Citizens Initiative. We are working to enhance Canadian citizens' digital literacy and resiliency as they come in contact with misinformation and disinformation relating to COVID-19.

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