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Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, right, speaks with Bogota, Colombia, Mayor Claudia Lopez on April 28, 2023 at the Cities Summit of the Americas in Denver, Colorado. (Scoop News Group)

Countering disinformation a hemisphere-wide conflict, officials say

Disinformation that undermines democracy and trust in government is an international challenge, speakers at the Cities Summit of the Americas said.
The logo of Twitter is displayed at the company’s New York headquarters on Oct. 28, a day after Elon Musk his takeover of the company. (Leonardo Munoz / VIEWpress / Getty Images)

Musk’s changes create Twitter blues for government agencies

Twitter has been an essential tool for government agencies getting urgent information to the public. Elon Musk's takeover could change that.
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David Becker, executive director of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, speaks with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, former CISA senior adviser Matt Masterson and former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt at an event on election security in Washington on July 11. (Benjamin Freed / Scoop News Group)

‘Veil of misinformation’ chases election officials’ 2020 successes

The challenges created by misinformation and disinformation about voting processes continue to test election officials.