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Mona Elswah being interviewed

Television: Mona Elswah speaks to Al Hurra and BBC about information warfare in the Arab world

Mona Elswah appeared on Al Hurra to discuss her research on Iranian computational propaganda campaigns: "In a few minutes, you can create fake grassroots support for a government or for ...
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Al Jazeera: The fake Twitter accounts influencing the Gulf crisis

Al Jazeera: The fake Twitter accounts influencing the Gulf crisis

Mona Elswah spoke to Al Jazeera in their series on how the role of social media has evolved in the Middle East since the Arab Spring. The fake Twitter accounts ...
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Coverage: EU Elections Memo

Coverage: EU Elections Memo

The team’s research on junk news during the 2019 EU elections has been widely covered, including in the following: BBC: European elections 2019: Facebook and Twitter under the spotlight The ...
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Coverage: Indian Election Memo

Coverage: Indian Election Memo

The team’s research on junk news during the 2019 Indian Elections has been widely covered, including in the following: Hindustan Times: SP, BSP’s election posts least sensational, says Oxford study ...
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Lisa-Maria Neudert provides expert commentary for Germany's Digital Agenda Committee

Lisa-Maria Neudert provides expert commentary for Germany’s Digital Agenda Committee

Lisa-Maria Neudert was one of six invited experts who took part in a public debate on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 in German Parliament. Lisa-Maria Neudert vom Oxford Internet Institute berichtete, dass das Thema ...
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MSNBC: How Russian trolls weaponized social media

MSNBC: How Russian trolls weaponized social media

Bharath Ganesh and Mimie Liotsiou were featured on MSNBC to speak about Russian social media interference in American politics. A Russian troll farm in St Petersburg latched onto wedge issues ...
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Television: Vidya Narayanan on NDTV discussing misinformation in India

Television: Vidya Narayanan on NDTV discussing misinformation in India

Vidya Narayanan appeared on NDTV live to discuss Facebook's crackdown on misinformation in India in the lead-up to the 2019 elections. In Facebook's first major crackdown on misinformation, a total ...
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Washington Post coverage: Iran data memo

Washington Post coverage: Iran data memo

The team’s research on Iranian digital interference in the Arab world has been covered in the Washington Post, "Iran-linked Twitter accounts spread anti-Saudi sentiments in Arabic, report finds." In an intensive ...
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Wall Street Journal: Social-Media Movements Helped Drive Out African Leaders

Wall Street Journal: Social-Media Movements Helped Drive Out African Leaders

ComProp research Mona Elswah spoke to the Wall Street Journal about the continued potential of social media to mobilize protestors. People assume there is no hope because of the monitoring, ...
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New York Times Opinion: A Way to Detect the Next Russian Misinformation Campaign

New York Times Opinion: A Way to Detect the Next Russian Misinformation Campaign

ComProp Director Phil Howard argues in the New York Times that tech platforms should be required to publish a public archive of all ads to prevent and expose misinformation campaigns in ...
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