The speed of our current technologies has completely changed how communication travels across physical borders and mediums. Our society is being fed thousands of narratives on a daily basis from numerous sources, and we suddenly find ourselves unsure of which stories represent reality and which ones are designed to deceive. This dangerous condition has caused a breakdown of trust across all forms of information.
The professional misinformation creators of the world have honed their craft so that the false messages are being dissipated in many subliminal and overtly non-apparent ways. They also know that if a narrative is not seen and heard by a wide audience, it has no value to them. Let’s try and follow just a few of the ways in misinformation is spread and amplified across the global information landscape.