Counter Misinformation Team

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Todd Leventhal, Chief of the Misinformation Team, U.S. Department of State and Dante Chinni, Senior Associate, Project for Excellence in Journalism at Washington Foreign Press Center Briefing on "Accuracy in the Media: Misinformation, Mistakes, and Misleading in American and Other Media."

The Counter Misinformation Team or Counter Mis-information Team, headed by Todd Leventhal, was part of the United States Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs.[1] The team was tasked with responding to alleged misinformation and disinformation about the United States government.

Response to 9/11 conspiracy theories[edit]

In an attempt to debunk 9/11 conspiracy theories, the team released "The Top September 11 Conspiracy Theories"[2] report on August 28, 2006.[3]