Disinformation Governance Board

Graham Brookie, Senior Director of Atlantic Council Digital Forensic Research Lab, and colleagues speak on a disinformation panel at the When We All Vote Inaugural Culture Of Democracy Summit on June 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

DHS plans to overhaul disinformation efforts to ‘increase trust with the public’

Disinformation scholars worry that a formal government apparatus to label and quash disinformation could be manipulated by partisan politics.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, on Capitol Hill on May 04, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

DHS halts Disinformation Governance Board amid strong backlash

Former government officials will lead a review of DHS's disinformation work and help Secretary Mayorkas determine how to continue.