Wilson Center Projects
Comparative Approaches to Countering Disinformation and Regulating Social Media in the Digital Age
Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. Her book, HOW TO LOSE THE INFORMATION WAR, will be published by Bloomsbury's IBTauris in Summer 2020. Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the auspices of a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, BuzzFeed News, The Wilson Quarterly, and others. She is a frequent commentator on disinformation and Russian and Eastern European affairs, and has been interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour and PBS's Judy Woodruff. Prior to her Fulbright grant in Ukraine, Ms. Jankowicz managed democracy assistance programs to Russia and Belarus at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and her BA from Bryn Mawr College.
Former George F. Kennan Fellow Former Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow, Department of State
Disinformation is not a partisan problem; it's a democratic one, and it will take cooperation—cross-party, cross-sector, cross-government, and cross-border—to defeat.
The Only Way to Defend Against Russia’s Information War (New York Times, 2017)
It’s Time to Start Regulating Facebook (Washington Post, 2018)
The Disinformation Vaccination (Wilson Quarterly, 2018)
Global Fellow, Kennan Institute