Spring 2021

INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Seminar: Propaganda, Deception, Manipulation, Technology, and the Law

Unique ID: 28420

   Mon

05:30 PM - 07:30 PM  

Synchronous class meetings conducted online.

Cross-listing of LAW 397S, hosted by the School of Law.

Online

DESCRIPTION

Examination of propaganda and disinformation campaigns, the psychology behind how they work and how they became central to both the Cold War and political elections; as well as the advent of social media and algorithmic optimization to facilitate and accelerate the reach and impact.

PREREQUISITES

Graduate standing.

RESTRICTIONS

iSchool students prioritized during earlier registration periods. Additional seats may become available for outside students in a later period.