Scott Shackelford, Indiana University

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University

Scott J. Shackelford, a professor at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, teaches cybersecurity law and policy, sustainability, and international business law. He is a research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Program on Science and International Affairs, executive director of the Ostrom Workshop Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance and of the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, both at Indiana University.

On Oct. 19, 2022, an official with the Miami-Dade County Elections Department conducts a comprehensive examination of the voting equipment that will be used in the Nov. 8th general election. Elections, from campaigning to voting systems, are under great scrutiny this year. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Experts grade readiness of four big social media platforms to handle election misinformation

By: , and - October 20, 2022

The 2016 U.S. election was a wake-up call about the dangers of political misinformation on social media. With two more election cycles rife with misinformation under their belts, social media companies have experience identifying and countering misinformation. However, the nature of the threat misinformation poses to society continues to shift in form and targets. The […]