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Biden DHS Creates New Board to Police 'Disinformation'

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Nina Jankowicz, named to serve as the board's inaugural executive director.

Executive Director Nina Jankowicz tweeted that the Board was established "to maintain the Dept's commitment to protecting free speech, privacy, civil rights, & civil liberties."

Credit: The Wilson Center

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under President Joe Biden is starting a new office it says will focus on countering "misinformation" and "disinformation."

On Wednesday, Politico first reported the DHS was establishing an office, called the Disinformation Governance Board. Politico reported the new board will focus specifically on misinformation and disinformation about "irregular migration and Russia."

Nina Jankowicz, who was chosen to serve as the board's inaugural executive director retweeted Politico's reporting and confirmed the news.

"Cat's out of the bag: here's what I've been up to the past two months, and why I've been a bit quiet on here," Jankowicz tweeted. "Honored to be serving in the Biden Administration @DHSgov and helping shape our counter-disinformation efforts."

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