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ComProp @ ICA 2018

A number of our team members are off to Prague for the 2018 conference of the International Communication Association. Phil Howard will be speaking on the opening plenary, "Communication and the Evolution of Voice" with Patricia Moy, Guobin Yang, Sheila Coronel, and Peter Baumgartner. Robert ...

2020-08-03T13:41:10+01:00May 22nd, 2018|Conferences, Impact|

Algorithms, bots, and political communication in the US 2016 election

A new article by Phil Howard, Sam Woolley, and Ryan Calo was published in the Journal of Information Technology and Politics.   Algorithms, bots, and political communication in the US 2016 election: The challenge of automated political communication for election law and administration Political communication ...

2020-08-04T12:39:38+01:00April 15th, 2018|Academic Articles, Research|

Commentary: Samantha Bradshaw on Cambridge Analytica in the Globe and Mail

Samantha Bradshaw wrote a new opinion article for the Globe and Mail on data-protection and Cambridge Analytica: The revelations about Cambridge Analytica – the big data firm that misused Facebook data to target voters with propaganda – should have Canadian policymakers thinking seriously about how ...

2020-08-04T12:42:40+01:00March 23rd, 2018|Public Scholarship, Research|

Coverage: Polarization, Partisanship, and Junk News

The latest data memo by Vidya Narayanan, Vlad Barash, John Kelly, Bence Kollanyi, Lisa-Maria Neudert, and Phil Howard received extensive international coverage, including: The Guardian Washington Post Financial Times Newsweek McClatchy Mother Jones The Independent Toronto Star The Week Huffington Post Psychology Today   It also kicked ...

2020-08-03T13:50:56+01:00February 11th, 2018|In the News, Press|

Polarization, Partisanship and Junk News Consumption over Social Media in the US

What kinds of social media users read junk news? We examine the distribution of the most significant sources of junk news in the three months before President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address. Drawing on a list of sources that consistently publish political ...

2020-08-04T12:43:04+01:00February 6th, 2018|Research, Working Papers & Data Memos|