London School of Economics and Political Science

For Support Of Arena At The Institute Of Global Affairs, Including Its Media Misinformation Research

  • Amount
    $250,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/27/2017
  • Term
    18 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
ARENA is a newly launched program at the London School of Economics’ Institute of Global Affairs. ARENA’s work will seek to understand and address the problem of disinformation and 21st-century propaganda. ARENA is committed to promoting political debate grounded in facts, enabling dialogue between increasingly polarized communities, and empowering citizens to overcome spin and manipulation. This grant will seed fund the program’s innovative work with government, journalists, and the tech community, ultimately seeking to create new tools and approaches that will strengthen democracy by encouraging political debate to take place in an atmosphere of mutual trust.
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for support of Arena at the Institute of Global Affairs, including its media misinformation research  
ARENA is a newly launched program at the London School of Economics’ Institute of Global Affairs. ARENA’s work will seek to understand and address the problem of disinformation and 21st-century propaganda. ARENA is committed to promoting political debate grounded in facts, enabling dialogue between increasingly polarized communities, and empowering citizens to overcome spin and manipulation. This grant will seed fund the program’s innovative work with government, journalists, and the tech community, ultimately seeking to create new tools and approaches that will strengthen democracy by encouraging political debate to take place in an atmosphere of mutual trust.

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