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Center for Business and Human Rights Deputy Director Paul Barrett's comments on an increase in domestically sourced misinformation are highlighted; Research from the Center on disinformation and its impact on the 2020 elections is mentioned

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Excerpt from Business Insider -- "Paul Barrett, the deputy director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, told Business Insider in April that he'd seen an explosion of domestically sourced dis- and misinformation in recent months. Barrett also released a report last year detailing how dis- and misinformation would play a role in the upcoming election. 'In terms of sheer volume, domestically generated disinformation now exceeds malign content from foreign sources and will almost certainly be a factor in the next election,' the report said."

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