Roundtable focusing on Russian involvement in 2016 election

The Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election will be the subject of an upcoming roundtable discussion sponsored by the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy.

“The Latest on the Russian Investigation” will be held at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13 in the Miley Hall executive dining room.

Moderated by Dr. Jim Ludes, executive director of the Pell Center, the discussion will focus on the most up-to-date facts surrounding this investigation. Topics will include Russian advertisement on Facebook and other social media platforms; how to expose the activities of bots, trolls and other foreign actors; the role of the press/media; and what type of regulations may be needed going forward.

Roundtable discussions are open to Salve Regina students, faculty and staff. The Pell Center provides a free lunch. As space is limited, those interested in attending should RSVP to (401) 341-2927 or pellcenter@salve.edu.

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