Press — Propaganda

Daily Dot Facebook shut down massive QAnon groups right before the 2020 election—did it swing the vote? October 28, 2021
Last Week Tonight Misinformation: Last Week Tonight October 11, 2021
KVUE Outages on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp expose our reliance on social media October 4, 2021
KVUE Experts say the state’s anti-censorship law could do more harm than good October 3, 2021
The Daily Stoic Professor Jo Lukito on the Rise of Misinformation September 18, 2021
American Press Institute Need to Know: How politics, generation, news use, and time online play into attitudes about anonymity August 30, 2021
Daily Beast The Internet Isn’t Waiting for President Biden to Help Afghan Refugees August 20, 2021
Newsweek Cuba Becomes Battlefield in Fake News War July 22, 2021
New Humanist The rise of the truth industry June 28, 2021
Tech Monitor AI vs misinformation: Fighting lies with machines June 10, 2021
#WebPolicyTalk: Live at IMPRI Role of Technology in Social and Political Maneuvering June 8, 2021
Wired Rumble Sends Viewers Tumbling Toward Misinformation May 11, 2021
The Washington Post Facebook tried to outsource its decision about Trump. The Oversight Board said not so fast.” May 6, 2021
Quartz Facebook’s oversight board blew up in its face May 6, 2021
AFP   “Trump Ban Ruling Marks Defining Moment For Facebook Panel May 4, 2021
Newsy Donald Trump’s Return to Facebook Hinges on Oversight Board April 27, 2021
AFP Facebook oversight panel will now review takedown requests April 14, 2021
Here and There with Dave Marash Media manipulation for political gain”   March 9, 2021
Technology and Prose Sam Woolley on The Reality Game”   March 4, 2021
Kin + Carta Data vs Goliath Part 2: Has Technology Broken The Truth? February 9, 2021
Wired Joe Biden Has to Walk a Fine Line When Fighting Disinformation”    February 4, 2021
Pro Market False News Has a Long History—But Those In Power Failed To Heed It January 30, 2021
AFP Social media faces reckoning as Trump ban forces reset”  January 19, 2021
BBC 4 How has Trump’s talk of ‘fake news’ undermined US democracy?”  January 18, 2021
Texas Public Radio Are Social Media Bans A Double-Edged Sword? January 16, 2021
The Washington Post The Technology 202: It’s not just social media: Capitol violence spurs changes at Airbnb, GoFundMe and more January 14, 2021
CNBC Trump’s election lies were among his most popular tweets January 13, 2021
The Jeff Ward Show Jeff Ward w/ UT’s Katie Joseff: Social media + the angry American.” January 12, 2021
Financial Times Boom in private companies offering disinformation-for-hire January 12, 2021
Newsy Big Tech Moderation Crackdown Gives Parler, Gab A Surge of Users January 11, 2021
KVUE A closer look at the role social media played in the Capitol riot January 7, 2021
The Washington Post Vaccine hoaxes are rampant on social media. Here’s how to spot them. December 18, 2020
Sunday Extra with Julian Morrow One America News is now Donald Trump’s favourite cable network December 13, 2020
Texas Public Radio UT Professor Talks Propaganda, Election Interference December 6, 2020
Texas Public Radio Misinformation About 2020 Election Spread Via WhatsApp, Targeted Spanish-Speaking Voters November 22, 2020
Newsy Parler Downloads Surge As Conservatives Jump To ‘Free Speech’ App November 20, 2020
Civil Rights and Wrongs Civil Rights and Wrongs for November 17, 2020 November 17, 2020
The Jeff Ward Show Jeff Ward w/ UT’s Katie Joseff: Can social media companies curb misinformation?”   November 14, 2020
The Independent YouTube Videos That Falsely Claim Trump Won Election Are Allowed Because They ‘Discuss Election Results’, Site Says”   November 13, 2020
Quartz Trump is about to lose his special privileges on Twitter”  November 12, 2020
CQ Roll Call Election misinformation: Experts analyze Facebook and Twitter labels November 11, 2020
Newsy President Trump To Lose Twitter Protections After Leaving White House”  November 10, 2020
The Washington Post No social media is safe: How election misinformation spread on LinkedIn, Pinterest and Nextdoor November 7, 2020
The Associated Press Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide”  November 7, 2020
The Texas Tribune As states count votes, some of Texas’ most prominent Republican politicians are spreading misinformation about the election November 6, 2020
France 24 How to reunite the US? Tension, division among Americans awaiting result November 5, 2020
The Independent Youtube Will Not Remove Popular ‘Trump Won’ Video, Despite The Fact He Has Not November 5, 2020
Vice Spanish-Language QAnon Accounts Spread Pro-Trump Misinformation in Florida”  November 5, 2020
Bloomberg Government Uber, Lyft Push the Boundaries of Future Political Campaigning”  November 2, 2020
France 24 How will the vote go? Tension mounts ahead of U.S. presidential election November 2, 2020
KVUE UT researchers weigh in on disinformation being shared online during the election October 29, 2020
Vice Election Propaganda Texts Are Completely Out of Control”  October 29, 2020
NBC News Latino voters targeted by abortion misinformation campaigns October 29, 2020
MIT Technology Review Why political campaigns are sending 3 billion texts in this election October 28, 2020
Wired Big Tech’s Election Plans Have a Blind Spot: Influencers October 28, 2020
The New York Times Disinformation Moves From Social Networks to Texts October 28, 2020
The Wall Street Journal Apps Give Trump, Biden Campaigns Tools to Rally, Track Supporters October 24, 2020
Financial Times Inside the rise of the political micro-influencer  October 23, 2020
The New York Times False Political News in Spanish Pits Latino Voters Against Black Lives Matter October 21, 2020
Forbes Anti-Black Hate Flourished On Facebook And Telegram Amid George Floyd Protests, ADL Finds October 21, 2020
Financial Times TikTok battles to stay ‘apolitical’ ahead of US election”  October 21, 2020
The Washington Post Your guide to following the election on social media October 20, 2020
CNBC Trump and Biden are using campaign apps to gather mounds of voter data October 17, 2020
Newsy How Pres. Trump’s Social Media Helps Spread of False COVID Information October 15, 2020
The Straits Times Only way I can lose is if there’s ‘chicanery’ at polling places: Biden October 12, 2020
MSN Campaigns sidestep Cambridge Analytica crackdown with new methods October 11, 2020
The Independent Behind the scenes at OAN: The TV network where Trump is always right October 10, 2020
Time Cascade of Misinformation’: U.S. Adversaries Are Exploiting Trump’s Illness and the White House Isn’t Helping October 2, 2020
The Washington Post Trump’s coronavirus quarantine could mean more time for tweeting October 3, 2020
Recode Inside the Biden campaign’s surprising influencer strategy September 22, 2020
The New Yorker How the Trump Campaign’s Mobile App Is Collecting Huge Amounts of Voter Data September 13, 2020


How Donald Trump’s Misinformation Campaign Against Mail-in Voting Is Undermining Faith in Democracy September 10, 2020
MIT Technology Review Why Facebook’s political-ad ban is taking on the wrong problem September 6, 2020
Los Angeles Times A ‘war room’ that arms Black and Latino voters against disinformation August 6, 2020
Government vs The Robots Bot or Not? July 22, 2020
CBS News The Trump campaign app is tapping a “gold mine” of data about Americans July 16, 2020
Texas Public Radio Souring On Big Social Media, Trump Campaign Is Flirting With Alternatives”  June 26, 2020
Salon Trump’s 2020 election app harvests intimate user data, including location: report   June 24, 2020
Techworm Trump 2020 Campaign App Is More Like a Voter Surveillance Tool: Report   June 24, 2020
Newsweek Trump 2020 App is Scooping up Massive Amounts of Data, Cyber Experts Warn June 24, 2020 Trump 2020 app is collecting huge amounts of user data on voters  June 22, 2020
Business Insider Trump’s 2020 campaign app hoovers up way more user data than Biden’s, including contacts, location, and Bluetooth”  June 22, 2020
CNBC We don’t know how protests are being surveilled. Here’s why that’s a problem June 13, 2020

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Trump says Twitter is trying to ‘silence’ conservatives. His growing number of followers suggests otherwise May 28, 2020
Bloomberg Government Trump’s Mail-In Voting Fraud Claims Draw Republican Critics May 28, 2020
Yahoo! News Twitter-Trump clash intensifies political misinformation battle May 27, 2020
Background Briefing with Ian Masters The Role of ‘Fake News’ & Twitter Trolls in the Election and in the Future May 26, 2020
Los Angeles Times Democrats plot a counterattack on disinformation in hopes of taking back the White House May 26, 2020
Engineering & Technology Alternative news: from Russia with lies April 20, 2020
The Wall Street Journal Bill Gates Is Targeted by Social-Media Mobs April 17, 2020
KXAN Real or fake? Ways to avoid the spread of misinformation during election season February 26, 2020
KERA Think Computational Propaganda is Coming for Your Brain February 19, 2020
The Associated Press Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to ‘cheapfakes’ February 10, 2020