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Our research uses a variety of qualitative and quantitative data. To find out more, see our replication datasets and further information about our methodology.

Junk News & Information Sharing During the 2019 UK General Election

Junk News & Information Sharing During the 2019 UK General Election

Today, an estimated 75% of the British public access information about politics and public life online, and 40% do so via social media. With this context in mind, we investigate information ...
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Industry responses to computational propaganda and social media manipulation

Industry responses to computational propaganda and social media manipulation

What have Internet companies done to combat the creation and spread of computational propaganda on their platforms and services? What do the leading players’ initiatives tell us about their coping ...
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Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information over Social Media in the United States, 2016-2018

Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information over Social Media in the United States, 2016-2018

The article ‘Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information over Social Media in the United States, 2016-2018’ by ComProp researchers Samantha Bradshaw, Philip N. Howard, Bence Kollanyi and Lisa-Maria ...
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OxTEC: Elections, technology and political campaigning in the United Kingdom

OxTEC: Elections, technology and political campaigning in the United Kingdom

OxTEC’s final report, by Phil Howard and Lisa-Maria Neudert, sets out a series of recommendations aimed at securing the information infrastructure of elections and creating a trusted environment for the ...
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OxTEC: The market of disinformation

OxTEC: The market of disinformation

This report by Oxford Information Labs examines the impact of algorithmic changes made by social media platforms, designed to curb the spread of disinformation, through the lens of digital marketing.  ...
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OxTEC: Political campaigning - the law, the gaps and the way forward

OxTEC: Political campaigning – the law, the gaps and the way forward

This OxTEC report by Ravi Naik looks into the legal framework surrounding digital political campaigning and the current regulatory gaps in this area. The report also sets out a series ...
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The Global Disinformation Order: 2019 Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation

The Global Disinformation Order: 2019 Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation

Over the past three years, we have monitored the global organization of social media manipulation by governments and political parties. Our 2019 report analyses the trends of computational propaganda and ...
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OxTEC: Literature review on elections, political campaigning and democracy

OxTEC: Literature review on elections, political campaigning and democracy

Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) have released a literature review looking at how scholars have theorized the influence of digital technology on democracy. The report summarizes scholarly texts on ...
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OxTEC: A report on anti-disinformation initiatives

Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) has released their first report, written and researched by BBC Monitoring’s specialist Disinformation Team. The report investigates fake news landscapes around the world and ...
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Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information During Three European Elections

Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information During Three European Elections

The article ‘Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information During Three European Elections' by Lisa-Maria Neudert, Philip Howard, and Bence Kollanyi was published in Social Media + Society. ABSTRACT: ...
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