Measuring Impact of Online Communications and Disinformation in Campaigns: Nov. 11, 2020
The panel, co-sponsored by DC-AAPOR and NYAAPOR, will highlight the role of disinformation and online attacks on the 2020 election. It will be focusing on who and what most moved the vote, and how did we know?
Speakers will highlight the role of foreign vs. domestic bad actors, campaigns targeting the voter vs. the vote, the role of the social media companies, the tactics that worked and the most meaningful interventions. Free and open to the public.
Jiore Craig, Vice President, GQR
Craig currently leads the GQR Digital practice in addition to executing campaign strategy and corporate communication in United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Since 2016, Jiore leads political campaign training programs, donor education, and presentations for elected officials and public organizations in the US and abroad on how to understand disinformation and the role of social media platforms in a political context, especially in the lead up to major elections.
Patrick Ruffini, Partner and Co-Founder, Echelon Insights
Ruffini has advanced the digital and data-driven transformation of politics in numerous roles, most recently as the co-founder of Echelon Insights, a next-generation polling, analytics, and intelligence firm. Ruffini began his career as one of the country’s first political-digital practitioners, starting at the Republican National Committee in 2002. In 2014 he co-founded Echelon Insights to evolve the traditional ways that organizations collect information to drive strategy.