This week’s episode features a discussion hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab titled Reclaiming Reality: De-radicalization and Rehabilitation After the January 6 Attack that includes Amarnath Amarasingam, an Assistant Professor in the School of Religion at Queen’s University, Cristina López G, a Senior Research Analyst with Data and Society, QAnon Anonymous co-host Travis View, and the DFRLab’s Research Fellow, Jared Holt. We also hear related Congressional testimony from Emily Bell, Founding Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, at a House subcommittee hearing titled Fanning the Flames: Disinformation and Extremism in the Media.
Justin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade at The Economist in roles including Vice President, Business Development & Innovation. He is an associate research scientist and adjunct professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Opinions expressed here are his own.