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Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is a senior fellow at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University where he co-directs the Arena Initiative, dedicated to overcoming disinformation and polarization. He is author, most recently, of This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality, winner of the 2020 Gordon Burn Prize.

Articles and Events

Continuing Liberty conference, September 20-22, 2021: "Russia and the Frontline Democracies" with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Peter Pomerantsev, M.J. Crawford, Jonathan Katz, and Nino Evgenidze

Part of the Continuing Liberty [] conference. 11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m. ET Russia and the Frontline Democracies Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former president of Estonia Peter Pomerantsev, Johns Hopkins University and American Purpose Co-moderators: M.J. Crawford, U.S. State Department, and Jonathan

American Purpose, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Peter Pomerantsev

Feb 12, 2021: Sarah Mendelson, Peter Pomerantsev, and Steve Feldstein discuss "Biden’s Democracy Summit and Building Tech Alliances Against Disinformation." Moderated by Carla Robbins

Join us to hear Professor and diplomat Sarah Mendelson, British journalist Peter Pomerantsev, and Steve Feldstein of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace discuss "Building Tech Alliances Against Disinformation." Moderated by Carla Robbins of the Council on Foreign Relations. February 12, 2021. 1:00 pm EST.

Sarah E. Mendelson, Peter Pomerantsev, Carla Anne Robbins
Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Autocrats may think the internet is their best friend, but democracies can give facts a fighting chance.

Steven Feldstein, Peter Pomerantsev

Dec. 16, 2020: Amanda Bennett, David Ensor, Peter Pomerantsev, Martha Bayles, Jamie Fly discuss "Turmoil at Voice of America."

Join us on December 16, 2020 to hear Amanda Bennett, David Ensor, Peter Pomerantsev, Martha Bayles, Jamie Fly in conversation with our Jeff Gedmin on "Turmoil at Voice of America." December 14, 12:00 p.m. EST.

Peter Pomerantsev, Martha Bayles, Jamie M. Fly

Dec. 1, 2020: Martha Bayles, Jamie Fly, and Peter Pomerantsev on “America’s Voice in the World. The Future of U.S. International Media.”

Boston College Professor and writer Martha Bayles, former RFE/RL President Jamie Fly, and writer and book author Peter Pomerantsev discuss the future of American public diplomacy and U.S. broadcasting with our Jeffrey Gedmin. December 1, 12:00 p.m. EST.

Martha Bayles, Peter Pomerantsev, Jamie M. Fly