Cindy Otis
Articles

I’m a former CIA analyst trained to spot fake news. Here’s how you can do it, too.” USA Today, 29 July 2020.

Exclusive: A Candid Q&A Between Becky Albertalli and Cindy Otis About ‘True or False,’ Teen Activism, and More!,” News and Beyond, 28 July 2020.

Conspiracy Theorists Targeted Wayfair. Who Will QAnon Target Next?” Barron’s, 27 July 2020.

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of “Fake News“,” The Nerd Daily, 26 July 2020.

Podcast: “Episode 43: Former CIA Analyst Cindy Otis Reveals How to Spot Fake News in a Crowded Feed,” The Live Drop, 24 July 2020.

Podcast: “How disinformation is affecting national security and intelligence with Cindy Otis,” Jane’s, 24 July 2020.

How to Fact-Check Social Media Posts and Avoid Fake News Online,” We Need Diverse Books. 16 July 2020.

Op-Ed: Political campaigns should reject engaging in disinformation,” DFRLab, Atlantic Council. 19 June 2020.

Facebook Groups are Destroying America,” WIRED. 17 June 2020.

Podcast: “True Lies — The Fight Against Disinformation With Cindy Otis,” Army Mad Scientist Convergence Podcast. 11 June 2020.

How to Read the Iran News Like A CIA Analyst,” Barron’s. 7 January 2020.

Cell phone in Ukraine to loose lips in the Oval Office: 8 worse Trump era security blunders,” USA Today. 18 November 2019.

Why the U.S. is Losing this War to the Russians,” The Cipher Brief. 22 October 2019.

Disinformation and the Threat Posed by Conspiracy Theories,” The Cipher Brief. 23 September 2019.

Disinformation 101,” The Cipher Brief. 29 August 2019.

Spotting a Scam Account on Twitter,” Medium. 14 August 2019.

Americans could be a bigger fake news threat than Russians in the 2020 presidential campaign,” USA Today. 19 July 2019.

The Mueller report: The five biggest national security takeaways,” Medium. 23 April 2019.

Mueller fallout: Trump should focus on Russian aggression, not his supposed ‘exoneration,'” USA Today. 27 March 2019.

These Weird Shaped Lakes Are Your Next NYC Getaway,” The Daily Beast. 10 March 2019.

Trump’s fact-free foreign policy decisions give US adversaries the upper hand,” USA Today. 8 February 2019.

Grading President Donald Trump on his second year,” USA Today. 18 January 2019.

The Trump difference: His world view makes him uniquely impervious to intelligence analysis,” USA Today. 17 December 2018.

Why Jeff Sessions’s Resignation May Be Sketchier Than You Think,” Teen Vogue. 8 November 2018.

Ex-CIA analyst: Here’s what Russia and China can learn from Trump’s cellphone chats,” USA Today. 29 October 2018.

A Former CIA Officer’s Tips for Avoiding Death, Prison, and Hospital While You Travel,” The Daily Beast. 17 October 2018.

The FBI Investigation of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Explained,” Teen Vogue. 3 October 2018.

Ex-CIA analyst: Trump order on Russia documents abuses power, risks national security,” USA Today. 20 September 2018.

Chaos in Donald Trump’s White House is dangerously good news for our global adversaries,” USA Today. 7 September 2018.

Why Vienna is the Spy Capital of the World,” The Daily Beast. 24 August 2018.

What the Manafort Verdict Means for President Donald Trump,” Teen Vogue. 23 August 2018.

Dangerous signal on Brennan: Trump will pull your clearance if you speak truth to power,” USA Today. 16 August 2018.

Is Trump Providing the Push the EU Needs to Boost Defense?” Just Security. 6 August 2018.

Ex-CIA analyst: If Trump were foreign leader, I’d raise possibility of blackmail,” USA Today. 26 July 2018.

Accused Russian Spy Maria Butina Was Charged With Conspiring Against the United States as a Secret Agent,” Teen Vogue. 18 July 2018.

The Wonders of Petra Are Still Untouched By the War Next Door,” The Daily Beast. 12 July 2018.

My CIA tips for coping with disturbing news,” USA Today. 9 July 2018.

The Magical and Mysterious Floating Uros Islands of Peru,” The Daily Beast. 6 June 2018.

The “Free Press,” Explained: What It Is and Ho
w It Works
,” Teen Vogue. 24 May 2018.

I Scaled Machu Picchu in My Wheelchair,” The Daily Beast. 22 May 2018.

Gina Haspel Could Be the First Woman Director of the CIA,” Teen Vogue. 9 May 2018.

CIA Discrimination Against Disabled Officers Is Hurting U.S.,” The Daily Beast. 22 April 2018.

Jared Kushner No Longer Has Top Secret Security Clearance,” Teen Vogue. 1 March 2018.

The FBI Just Indicted 13 Russians for Conspiring to Interfere With U.S. Political Processes,” Teen Vogue. 20 February 2018.

Trump Administration Hopes to Increase American Nuclear Weapons Arsenal,” Teen Vogue. 12 February 2018.

Former CIA analysts: We can’t trust Devin Nunes,” CNN. 7 February 2018.

Dealing With One of the Deadliest Hurricane Seasons Ever,” New Mobility Magazine. 1 February 2018.

The Nunes Memo and What Might Be Next for the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” Teen Vogue. 1 February 2018.

U.S. Congress Reauthorized Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act,” Teen Vogue. 23 January 2018.

Obstruction of Justice, Explained,” Teen Vogue. 9 January 2018.

Trump Announcement on Jerusalem Sparks Mass Protests,” Teen Vogue. 8 December 2017.

A Guide to United States Military Deployments Worldwide,” Teen Vogue. 20 November 2017.

Trump Disagrees With U.S. Intelligence on These Major Things,” Teen Vogue. 15 November 2017.

Don’t Muzzle Former C.I.A Officers,” New York Times. 13 November 2017.

Here’s What the U.S. Considers When Defining a “Terrorist” Attack,” Teen Vogue. 2 November 2017.

The Far-Right is Gaining Power in These 5 Countries,” Teen Vogue. 31 October 2017.

What Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Using Private Emails REALLY Means,” Teen Vogue. 26 September 2017.

Are Americans Safer Since 9/11?,” Teen Vogue. 11 September 2017.

10 to Follow to Stay Up on Current Events“, Teen Vogue. 21 August 2017.

Driving a Car Into a Crowd of People on Purpose IS Terrorism,” Teen Vogue. 14 August 2017.

Putin Cut 755 U.S. Diplomatic Jobs in Russia — and Trump Thanked Him,” Teen Vogue. 11 August.

9 Ways Trump Has Already Endangered National Security,” Teen Vogue. 4 August 2017.

EXACTLY How the U.S. Learned Russia Hacked the Election,” Teen Vogue. 13 July 2017.

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