Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Seminar on fighting disinformation by democratic means

The seminar brought together journalists, academic experts, civil society and representatives of government and organizations to discuss the challenge presented by disinformation and different ways to improve resilience ahead of a string of elections in Europe during 2019.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Northern Europe

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

How to kill a disinformation narrative: Make it a whodunit

Ben Nimmo suggested that too many policy makers are focused on disinformation as an information warfare problem rather than “narrative warfare.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Disinformation English

Thu, Mar 7, 2019

Ben Nimmo quoted in Politico on Facebook removing accounts in UK and Romania

Ben Nimmo was quoted in Politico on Facebook removing inauthentic accounts in the United Kingdom and Romania.

In the News by Ben Nimmo

Central Europe Disinformation

Ben Nimmo is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab).

Ben specializes in analyzing patterns of online disinformation and influence operations across varying platforms and geographical regions. In a career marked by more variety than predictability, he has been a scuba diving instructor, travel writer, journalist (2004-11, including as EU and NATO correspondent for the German Press Agency, dpa), and NATO press officer (2011-14), and worked for the Institute for Statecraft in London (2015-16). He once walked from Canterbury, England, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, for charity, carrying a trombone.