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Science and Junk News Memo

Abstract Lorem Ipsum Abstract Download the memo here. Authors. "Title." Data Memo 2018.6. Oxford, UK: Project on Computational Propaganda. comprop.oii.ox.ac.uk  

2018-11-14T13:27:38+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Research|

Polarization, Partisanship and Junk News Consumption on Social Media During the 2018 US Midterm Elections

In the United States, social media platforms serve significant volumes of junk political news and information during important moments in political life—particularly elections. In this data memo, we examine the sources of political news and information that were shared by social media users in the ...

2018-11-01T10:22:11+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Research, Working Papers & Data Memos|

AoIR 2018

Project members Samantha Bradshaw, Lisa-Maria Neudert, and Robert Gorwa, along with project alumnus Sam Woolley, will be speaking at the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference in Montreal this week. Samantha and Lisa-Maria will be speaking on a great panel about countermeasures and policy responses ...

2018-10-10T15:13:18+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Conferences, Impact|

News and Political Information Consumption in Brazil: Mapping the 2018 Brazilian Presidential Election on Twitter

Abstract In Brazil, there are rising concerns over computational propaganda and the political polarization it may cause. In this data memo, we analyze data about political news and information shared over Twitter in the period leading up to the 2018 Brazilian presidential election. We find ...

2018-10-05T13:55:24+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Research, Working Papers & Data Memos|

News and Political Information Consumption in Sweden: Mapping the 2018 Swedish General Election on Twitter

Abstract In Sweden, concerns over misinformation and computational propaganda and their effect on the democratic process are on the rise. In this data memo, we analyse political news and information shared over Twitter in the period leading up to the 2018 Swedish General Election. We ...

2018-09-06T00:11:09+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Research, Working Papers & Data Memos|

Chinese computational propaganda: automation, algorithms and the manipulation of information about Chinese politics on Twitter and Weibo

A new article by former project Post-Doc Gillian Bolsover and PI Phil Howard was published in Information, Communication, and Society. ABSTRACT A 2016 review of literature about automation, algorithms and politics identified China as the foremost area in which further research was needed because of ...

2018-09-07T22:05:01+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Academic Articles, Research|