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Fake news rife on Twitter during election week, study from Oxford says

The project's recent research on polarizing information shared in the lead up to the 2016 US election was covered on CNN. Samantha Bradshaw appeared on CNN's morning show to discuss. "Polarizing and conspiratorial junk news" was as prevalent on Twitter as news from legitimate outlets ...

2020-08-03T13:50:57+01:00September 30th, 2017|In the News, Press, Radio & Television|

How fake news becomes a popular, trending topic

Our project was featured in a 60 Minutes investigation of 'fake news' and disinformation. Phil Howard leads the Internet Institute at the University of Oxford which examines misinformation on social media. They’ve analyzed web traffic in the days before the election in the swing state ...

2020-08-03T13:51:50+01:00March 26th, 2017|In the News, Press, Radio & Television|