January 21, 2024

WORLD: Misinformation Identified As Top Global Risk By World Economic Forum. Fake News Danger Becomes Top WEF Worry in Year of Elections. Purveyors Of Fake News Worried About Truth.

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Bloomberg News, BNN
written by Hadeel Hashem
Wednesday January 10, 2024

False information has been flagged as the largest global threat over the next two years, especially in view of upcoming elections and persistent economic challenges, as per a survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF). This revelation comes on the heels of an incident where a counterfeit message on the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Twitter account triggered a transient surge in Bitcoin value, underscoring how misinformation can manipulate markets and public perception.

World Economic Forum’s Annual Risk Report

The annual risk report of the World Economic Forum has for the first time spotlighted ‘misinformation and disinformation’ as the most immediate danger confronting the world. This identification of ‘false information’ as the most acute risk is perceived as a significant concern over the forthcoming two years. The report also drew attention to other global threats such as extreme weather events, societal polarization, cybersecurity, and the potential for inter-state conflict.

Impact of False Information

The impact of disinformation on undermining faith in democracy and the emergence of authoritarian-minded leaders cannot be overstated. The article also discusses the global menace of false narratives, conspiracy theories, and disinformation campaigns, particularly in the wake of major elections worldwide.

Disinformation Campaigns and Artificial Intelligence

Specific instances of state-backed disinformation campaigns and the exploitation of artificial intelligence to proliferate false narratives were also highlighted, bringing to light the potential destabilizing influence of disinformation on the political process. The dissemination of misleading information is posing a grave threat to various facets of society, including financial markets, political processes, and social stability, underscoring the urgency for vigilance and potent countermeasures against the spread of false information.
European Commission published January 16, 2024: President von der Leyen at Davos: Support for Ukraine, Climate Change, Disinformation and the EU.

In her keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reaffirmed Europe's unwavering support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's invasion.

She outlined the EU's ambitious plans to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy, enhance Europe's competitiveness in this sector, strengthen supply chains for critical raw materials, foster open and fair trade for clean energy technologies, and address unfair subsidies from China.

The President concluded by emphasizing the importance of creating a clean-tech economy based on creative construction, combining innovation, skills, and a supportive regulatory environment.
Bloomberg News published January 10, 2024: Davos 2024: WEF's Zahidi Says Misinformation Is Top Short-Term Risk. World Economic Forum Managing Director Saadia Zahidi discusses the organization's Global Risks Report with Francine Lacqua a week before leaders from business and government gather in Davos. Zahidi warns misinformation and disinformation are key risks seen in the short-term, and could create "a potent mix" amid economic hardship and a year packed with elections.

written by Jana Randow, Bloomberg News
Wednesday January 10, 2024

False or wrong information poses the biggest danger to the world in the next two years amid a confluence of elections and economic drudgery, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum.

Hours after a fake post on the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s X account fueled a brief surge in Bitcoin, the Geneva-based organization that will next week host the global elite in the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos highlighted how worries about the potential manipulation of voters are mounting.

The annual poll conducted by the forum among more than 1,400 risk experts, policymakers and industry leaders put “misinformation and disinformation” at the top of threats facing the global economy in the short term. Concerns about the health of the planet dominate the outlook for the coming decade, a trend already seen in previous surveys.

More than 3 billion people will vote this year, with the US, India, Indonesia, Europe, and probably the UK too holding some of the biggest polls due. The report confronts how economies squeezed by high borrowing costs after a once-in-a generation inflation shock just as major elections take place could present a toxic backdrop for the world in coming months.

“When these two things come together — the economic hardship being faced by many people and the rise of synthetic content combined with going into an election year where people get to make decisions about who is going to be leading them — that together can be a very potent mix,” Saadia Zahidi, WEF managing director, told Bloomberg Television’s Francine Lacqua on Wednesday.

The elevation of fake news as a danger at the forefront of worries among the crowd heading to the Davos meetings kicking off on Monday underscores shows how politics risks dominating the gathering in the mountains. How to rebuild trust is the theme confronting leaders and executives set to attend there.

Widespread use of misinformation and disinformation may undermine the legitimacy of newly elected governments, fuel violent protests and potentially even terrorism, according to the WEF.

“If some of those views start spilling over very different perceptions of reality, when it comes to health, when it comes to what people are thinking about education, what people think about specific people, who then becomes the owner of the truth?” Zahidi said.

Things are no better for the coming decade. Two-thirds of respondents anticipate the emergence of a multipolar or fragmented world order in that time horizon, in which mid- and large-size powers set and enforce rules and norms. Four of the five biggest challenges for then are related to climate change.

Some 30% of respondents see an elevated chance of global catastrophes in the next 24 months, and nearly two thirds envisage such a scenario in the coming decade.

“The outlook has shifted deeply toward darker side over the next 10 years,” Zahidi said.

The forum’s wider analysis on the survey was no less pessimistic.

The results “highlight a predominantly negative outlook for the world in the short term that is expected to worsen over the long term,” the WEF said. “Against a backdrop of systemic shifts in global power dynamics, climate, technology and demographics, global risks are stretching the world’s adaptative capacity to its limit.”

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