• Associate Director, Communications

Eric Baker

Eric Baker was the associate director for communications at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Eric oversaw DFRLab’s internal and external digital communications, social media, and maintained the DFRLab website, among other projects.

Eric has worked in a variety of fields including journalism, diplomacy, politics, and national service. While in graduate school, Eric interned with both Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague and Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington, D.C. Prior, he worked on a gubernatorial race in Colorado and served two years in AmeriCorps NCCC and AmeriCorps VISTA.

Eric is a graduate of Syracuse University’s dual-Masters Public Diplomacy program with an M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School and an M.S. in Public Relations from Newhouse. He holds a Bachelor’s in Journalism from Boston University.

April 2021

Digital Autocracy: Maduro’s control of the Venezuelan information environment

by Daniel Suárez Pérez, Esteban Ponce de León

A 16-month monitoring report that analyzes the information environment in Venezuela, exploring the Maduro regime’s tactics when promoting influence operations in the country and abroad.
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December 2020

Countering Chinese disinformation reports

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

A series of reports on countering Chinese disinformation campaigns around the globe from the Digital Forensic Research Lab and Asia Security Initiative, housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
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