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    The Life and Death of Malaysia’s Anti-Fake News Act Read more
    March 2020
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    "Data Voids" demonstrates how manipulators expose people to problematic content by exploiting search-engine results. Read more
    October 2019
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    Source Hacking details the techniques used by media manipulators to target journalists and other influential public figures to pick up falsehoods and unknowingly amplify them to the public. Read more
    September 2019
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    New report by Robyn Caplan illustrates the organizational contexts of three types of content moderation strategies by drawing from interviews with 10 major digital platforms. Read more
    November 2018
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    New Data & Society report recommends editorial “better practices” for reporting on online bigots and manipulators; interviews journalists on accidental amplification of extreme agendas Read more
    May 2018
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    New Data & Society ethnographic study illuminates conservative methods of fact-checking media; warns that search engines may facilitate disinformation Read more
    May 2018
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    Data & Society report responds to the "fake news" problem by evaluating the successes and failures of recent media literacy efforts while pointing towards next steps for educators, legislators, technologists, and philanthropists. Read more
    February 2018
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    New Data & Society report clarifies uses of "fake news" and analyzes four specific strategies for intervention. Read more
    February 2018
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    "Lexicon of Lies" is an essential guide by Caroline Jack that covers terms and concepts for information that is inaccurate, misleading, inappropriately attributed, or altogether fabricated. Read more
    August 2017
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    "Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online" delves into how various internet subcultures leverage both the techniques of participatory culture and the affordances of social media to spread their various beliefs. Read more
    May 2017
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