"“We can’t have the kind of productive, healing conversations we need to if we can’t get some handle on misinformation or disinformation,” said Ryan Calo, a UW law professor and one of the CIP’s leaders.
“It’s gotten to a point where there needs to be a systemic attempt to understand and combat it,” Calo said. “That is not a center’s responsibility alone. It’s a field responsibility. And so part of what we’re trying to do is to congeal a field around it.”"