Iowa chaos highlights threat of domestic misinformation

The Hill

The disastrous Iowa caucuses on Monday night underlined one of the most pressing challenges that social media platforms will face this year: misinformation from real, influential people in the United States, not just Russian trolls and other foreign actors. Adav Noti, the senior director and chief of staff with Campaign Legal Center, said he’s concerned about “people questioning the legitimacy of the election if they lose.” “In a democracy, that’s about the most damaging narrative we could ever have,” Noti said.

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