Disinformation: Democracies Require a Reliable Flow of Information

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William McKenzie
Senior Editorial Advisor
George W. Bush Institute

The reliable flow of information is one of the most essential battlegrounds in the fight to stabilize democracies around the world

The reliable flow of information is one of the most essential battlegrounds in the fight to stabilize democracies around the world. The rise of disinformation campaigns, authoritarian crackdowns on press freedoms, and the decline in local journalism in the United States and around the world present three critical obstacles to that reliable flow.