RAND Expert to Speak on Russian Social Media Influence


Todd Helmus, senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation, will testify before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence speaking on Russian Social Media Influence: Understanding Russian Propaganda in Eastern Europe.


Helmus will discuss:

  • Russian propaganda activities threatening the United States and EU
  • U.S. efforts to identify Russian propaganda on Twitter and social media sites
  • recommendations for countering the Russian propaganda threat.


9:30 a.m., ET, Wednesday, August 1, 2018


216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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