Obama’s ‘Disinformation’ Forum Features Disinformation Spreaders

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 05: Former President Barack Obama speaks during a rally with President Joe Biden, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator John Fetterman, and Democratic candidate for Governor Josh Shapiro at the Liacouras Center on November 5, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fetterman will face Republican nominee Dr. Mehmet Oz as Shapiro faces Republican Doug Mastriano on November 8 in the midterm general election. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Former President Barack Obama is bringing a collection of disinformation spreaders to a forum titled, “Tackling Disinformation, Protecting Democracy.”
  • The Thursday forum sponsored by the Obama Foundation will be moderated by Renee DiResta, who allegedly helped sway elections through the use of bots and is connected the censorship of stories about Hunter Biden’s laptop.
  • Also speaking will be Nikole Hannah-Jones, author of the “1619 Project,” which has been rebuked by historians and a group of college professors in a New York Times article.

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