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Comment: AI can battle coronavirus, but privacy shouldn’t be a casualty

Comment: AI can battle coronavirus, but privacy shouldn’t be a casualty

Lisa-Maria Neudert and Philip Howard write in TechCrunch about the risks that accompany AI-driven solutions to the global health crisis: It is evident that data revealing the health and geolocation ...
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Washington Post coverage: State-backed news sources and coronavirus

Washington Post coverage: State-backed news sources and coronavirus

The latest ComProp memo on coronavirus coverage by state-backed English-language news sources was covered by the Washington Post: As the coronavirus pandemic has forced people across the globe to stay ...
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Press: Mona Elswah quoted in FT piece on COVID-19 in MENA region

Press: Mona Elswah quoted in FT piece on COVID-19 in MENA region

ComProp researcher Mona Elswah spoke to the Financial Times about narratives circulating in the MENA region on COVID-19. Across the Middle East, appeals for intergenerational solidarity helped turn the tide, ...
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Radio: "Did Russia leak British secrets online?" featuring comments by Lisa-Maria Neudert

Radio: “Did Russia leak British secrets online?” featuring comments by Lisa-Maria Neudert

Lisa-Maria Neudert spoke to the BBC World Service about the leaking of confidential UK government documents on the eve of the 2019 election. She connected this leak to similar events ...
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Press: Leak of papers before UK election raises 'spectre of foreign influence'

Press: Leak of papers before UK election raises ‘spectre of foreign influence’

ComProp researcher Lisa-Maria Neudert spoke to Reuters about the leak of British-U.S. trade documents ahead of the UK general election: The researchers interviewed by Reuters said the websites used to ...
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Guardian Opinion: Online politics needs to be cleaned up – but not just by Facebook and Twitter

Guardian Opinion: Online politics needs to be cleaned up – but not just by Facebook and Twitter

Lisa-Maria Neudert and Phil Howard argue in the Guardian's Opinion section for greater transparency from political parties on how and where they advertise: To keep our elections free and fair, ...
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Press: Lisa-Maria Neudert quoted in Washington Post coverage on Russian election interference

Press: Lisa-Maria Neudert quoted in Washington Post coverage on Russian election interference

ComProp researcher, Lisa-Maria Neudert, spoke to the Washington Post (short excerpt below) about the rise of visuals in disinformation campaigns: Facebook’s announcement last week underscored the evolving nature of the ...
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Coverage: 2019 Global Inventory of Social Media Manipulation

Coverage: 2019 Global Inventory of Social Media Manipulation

The team’s 2019 Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation has been widely covered, including in the following: New York Times: At least 70 countries have had disinformation campaigns, study ...
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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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