INFORMATION WARS Symposium Part 3: "The Most Dangerous Element of Information War is the Idea of Information War Itself" (Speaker - Peter Pomerantsev)

April 28th, 2019 · 19 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

Peter Pomerantsev is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics, an author and TV producer. He specialises on propaganda and media development, and has testified on the challenges of information war to the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the UK Parliament Defense Select Committee.

He writes for publications including the Financial Times, London Review of Books, Politico, Atlantic and many others. His book on Russian propaganda, Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, won the 2016 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, was nominated for the Samuel Johnson, Guardian First Book, Pushkin House and Gordon Burns Prizes. It is translated into over a dozen languages.

His next book, THIS IS NOT PROPAGANDA: ADVENTURES IN THE WAR AGAINST REALITY, which looks at developments in the 'battle for hearts and minds' across the world, will debut in hardcover August 2019.

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Recorded Live at the Glickman Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin on April 25th, 2019.
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