Center for Business and Human Rights Deputy Director Paul Barrett explains how a "three ring circus of disinformation" makes it difficult for ordinary citizens to navigate what’s true during the coronavirus pandemic
— April 24, 2020
Excerpt from The Guardian -- "Paul Barrett, an expert in disinformation and fake news at New York University, has identified similar trends adding that some malicious actors are feeding off each others disinformation for their own ends. 'It’s a three ring circus of disinformation,' he told the Guardian. 'In the current state of affairs it is almost impossible to pick out one strain and isolate it, because simultaneously Russian and China and Trump getting into the act and imitating each other more and more. It is incredibly difficult for an ordinary citizen to navigate what’s true.'"