How a CIA Analyst Spots Fake News

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Ever wonder how a CIA Analyst spots fake news? A new book out today by former CIA Analyst Cindy Otis, True or False:  A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News takes a crack at sharing the kind of analytical thinking that helps you know what you’re reading online and on your social media channels. The Cipher Brief spoke with Otis about the current state of disinformation, how it’s being used to affect national security, and how you can spot it.

Our conversation has been lightly edited for length and clarity.

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