Propaganda Publications

The Business of Computational Propaganda Needs to End

The Business of Computational Propaganda Needs to End

Woolley, S.
September, 2021

The Center for International Governance Innovation

An agenda for US-EU cooperation on Big Tech regulation

An agenda for US-EU cooperation on Big Tech regulation

Woolley, S. & Hajdu, D.
August, 2021

TechStream, Brookings Institute

QAnon Pivots Its Exiled Online Movement to the Real World

QAnon Pivots Its Exiled Online Movement to the Real World

Gursky, J., Joseff, K., & Lukito, J.
July, 2021

Wired

How Can We Stem the Tide of Digital Propaganda?

How Can We Stem the Tide of Digital Propaganda?

Woolley, S.
July, 2021

Centre for International Governance Innovation

Global Democracies Need to Align to Fight Disinformation

Global Democracies Need to Align to Fight Disinformation

Woolley, S. & Sawiris, M.
July, 2021

Wired

Countering disinformation and protecting democratic communication on encrypted messaging applications

Countering disinformation and protecting democratic communication on encrypted messaging applications

Gursky, J. & Woolley, S.
June, 2021

Brookings Institute

Building Connective Democracy: Interdisciplinary Solutions to the Problem of Polarisation

Building Connective Democracy: Interdisciplinary Solutions to the Problem of Polarisation

Staal Bruun Overgaard, C., Dudo, A., Lease, M., Masullo, G.M., Stroud, N.J., Stroud, S.R., & Woolley, S.C.
April, 2021

The Routledge Companion to Media Disinformation and Populism

The disinformation threat to diaspora communities in encrypted chat apps

The disinformation threat to diaspora communities in encrypted chat apps

Gursky, J., Riedl, M.J., & Woolley, S.
March, 2021

TechStream, Brookings Institute

Probabilistic social learning improves the public’s judgments of news veracity

Probabilistic social learning improves the public’s judgments of news veracity

Guilbeault, D., Woolley, S., & Becker, J.
March, 2021

PLOS ONE 16(3): e0247487

The disturbing implications of increasingly narrow political ad targeting

The disturbing implications of increasingly narrow political ad targeting

Joseff, K., Carter, J., & Woolley, S.
February, 2021

TechStream, Brookings Institute

We Need to Know Who's Surveilling Protests—and Why

We Need to Know Who's Surveilling Protests—and Why

Woolley, S. & Carter, J.M.
November, 2020

Wired

Computational Propaganda and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election: Antisemitic and Anti-Black Content on Facebook and Telegram

Computational Propaganda and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election: Antisemitic and Anti-Black Content on Facebook…

Woolley, S., Kumleben, M., & Engler, M.
October, 2020

Anti-Defamation League

Affective Politics of Digital Media: Propaganda by Other Means

Affective Politics of Digital Media: Propaganda by Other Means

Boler, M. (Ed.), & Davis, E. (Ed.)
September, 2020

Routledge

We can have social media as we know it, or we can have democracy

We can have social media as we know it, or we can have democracy

Woolley, S.
September, 2020

Fast Company

How hate and misinformation go viral: A case study of a Trump retweet

How hate and misinformation go viral: A case study of a Trump retweet

Gursky, J., & Woolley, S.
September, 2020

TechStream, Brookings Institute

Social Media and Democracy The State of the Field, Prospects for Reform

Social Media and Democracy The State of the Field, Prospects for Reform

Persily, N. (Ed.), & Tucker, J. A. (Ed.).
August, 2020

Cambridge University Press

Nanoinfluencers Are Slyly Barnstorming the 2020 US Election

Nanoinfluencers Are Slyly Barnstorming the 2020 US Election

Joseff, K., Goodwin, A., & Woolley, S.
August, 2020

Wired

Amplify the Party, Suppress the Opposition: Social Media, Bots, and Electoral Fraud

Amplify the Party, Suppress the Opposition: Social Media, Bots, and Electoral Fraud

Woolley, S., & Monaco, N.
July, 2020

The Georgetown Law Technology Review

The Trump 2020 app is a voter surveillance tool of extraordinary power

The Trump 2020 app is a voter surveillance tool of extraordinary power

Gursky, J. & Woolley, S.
June, 2020

MIT Technology Review

Political operatives are targeting propaganda by location

Political operatives are targeting propaganda by location

Woolley, S.
June, 2020

TechStream, Brookings Institute

Covid-19 isn’t the only threat to privacy: In US politics surveillance was the norm long before the pandemic

Covid-19 isn’t the only threat to privacy: In US politics surveillance was the norm…

Joseff, K., & Woolley, S.
May, 2020

Foreign Affairs

From hanging out to figuring it out: Socializing online as a pathway to computational thinking

From hanging out to figuring it out: Socializing online as a pathway to computational…

Shorey, S., Hill, B.M., & Woolley, S.
May, 2020

New Media & Society

Encrypted messaging apps are the future of propaganda

Encrypted messaging apps are the future of propaganda

Woolley, S.
May, 2020

TechStream, Brookings Institute

Texts from politicians could be more dangerous than ever

Texts from politicians could be more dangerous than ever

Joseff, K., Gursky, J., & Woolley, S.
April, 2020

Wired

Social media giants should pay up for allowing misinformation

Social media giants should pay up for allowing misinformation

Woolley, S.
March, 2020

Wired

Gaming communication on the global stage: Social media disinformation and crisis situations

Gaming communication on the global stage: Social media disinformation and crisis situations

Kumleben, M., & Woolley, S.
March, 2020

Hoover Institution

Who Will Win the Reality Game? A propaganda expert’s lessons from the 2016 presidential campaign.

Who Will Win the Reality Game? A propaganda expert’s lessons from the 2016 presidential…

Woolley, S.
January, 2020

Slate

The demand for deceit: How the way we think drives disinformation

The demand for deceit: How the way we think drives disinformation

Joseff, K., & Woolley, S.
January, 2020

National Endowment for Democracy

We are fighting fake news AI bots with more AI: That’s a mistake

We are fighting fake news AI bots with more AI: That’s a mistake

Woolley, S.
January, 2020

MIT Technology Review