Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
A fake Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg outside Leinster House this morning calling on TDs to ‘Correct the Record’, part of a worldwide campaign disinformation on the social media giant.
In the Seanad.
Fine Gael TD Hildergarde Naughton (second pic above) is charing a hearing of the International Grand Committee of Fake News and Disinformation.
The committee will hear from a number of senior executives from Google, Facebook and Twitter and the Data Protection Commissioner.
Experts speaking to the committee this morning included (from top) Ben Nimmo, Senior Fellow for Information Defense at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab; Carole Cadwalladr, British author and investigative journalist; Roger McNamee, investor and author; and Karlin Lillington, columnist at The Irish Times.
The committee hearings can be watched live in link above.