January 6, 2021

The insurrection against the U.S. Government arose from disinformation and manipulation spread for the purpose of creating dissent. A brief presentation on the role of disinformation in the insurrection, followed by the steps you can take to stop the spread of disinformation, is embedded below, and a set of resources for further reading can be found underneath it.

Further reading:

Quick rundown of debunked claims:  
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/trumps-false-claims-debunked-2020-election-jan-6-riot-2022-01-06/

How videos were faked or misattributed to suggest fraud:
https://abcnews.go.com/amp/Politics/election-2020-debunking-false-misleading-videos-claiming-show/story?id=74148233

Other fact-checks
https://www.factcheck.org/2020/12/nine-election-fraud-claims-none-credible/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/12/09/trumps-voter-fraud-myth-dies-another-death-conservative-group-debunks-it-again/

CISA Election Rumor Control: https://www.cisa.gov/rumorcontrol

The Brennan Center's "The Myth of Voter Fraud:"
https://www.brennancenter.org/issues/ensure-every-american-can-vote/vote-suppression/myth-voter-fraud

Pushing the Big Lie:
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/show/how-powerful-conservatives-pushed-the-big-lie-that-the-2020-election-was-fraudulent


Addressing the inaccuracies in new movie about "ballot mules": https://apnews.com/article/2022-midterm-elections-covid-technology-health-arizona-e1b49d2311bf900f44fa5c6dac406762