As members of the editorial board of Harvard Kennedy School’s Misinformation Review, your presence is meant to confer credibility and legitimacy upon the journal. However the journal’s evident disinterest in the truth, and its vehement hostility to debate, naturally precludes any such effect.

You have likely heard that, earlier this summer, the American Descendants of Slavery (ADOS) Advocacy Foundation called on Misinformation Review to retract its article “Disinformation creep: ADOS and the strategic weaponization of breaking news.” …

It appears I’ve garnered something of a reputation as a writer ofhit pieces.” I would object.

I think labeling my articles as hit pieces diminishes the actual level of artifice and cunning that the genre demands of its writers. Hit piece writers are extremely self-conscious about their motives being detected and they go to great lengths to conceal them. …

ADOS Advocacy Foundation

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