Propaganda

Propaganda

Disclosures of NYPD Surveillance Technologies Raise More Questions Than Answers

Disclosures of NYPD Surveillance Technologies Rais...

February 23, 2021

The disclosures by NYPD – the first required by the POST Act – raise substantial questions about how police in New York acquire and maintain data across dozens of surveillance…
A Reflection on the Media in 2020

A Reflection on the Media in 2020

December 9, 2020 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Us: “A Reflection on the Media in 2020” with David Fahrenthold, Arthel Neville, and Dan Rather Read More
Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts

Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts

November 19, 2020 @ 3:30pm - 4:30pm
David McCraw will draw on his experiences as a lawyer and as the Deputy General Counsel for The New York Times to explore the ethical challenges awaiting journalists and the…
Peer-to-Peer Texting and the 2020 U.S. Election: Hidden Messages and Intimate Politics

Peer-to-Peer Texting and the 2020 U.S. Election: H...

October 27, 2020

New forms of direct communication, such as campaign apps and digital wallet passes on smartphones, are poised to bring political messaging to even higher levels of intimacy and efficacy, and,…
Encrypted Propaganda: Political Manipulation Via Encrypted Messaging Apps in the United States, India, and Mexico

Encrypted Propaganda: Political Manipulation Via E...

October 26, 2020

The Center for Media Engagement propaganda research team spent the past year studying political manipulation on encrypted messaging applications (EMAs) in the U.S., India, and Mexico. Read More
Social Media Influencers and the 2020 U.S. Election: Paying ‘Regular People’ for Digital Campaign Communication

Social Media Influencers and the 2020 U.S. Electio...

October 14, 2020

The Center for Media Engagement's propaganda research team reports on the phenomenon of social media influencers as an avenue for political campaign communications, describes the challenges this issue poses to…
COGSEC Pre-conference Competitions

COGSEC Pre-conference Competitions

September 4, 2020 @ 8:00am - September 14, 2020 5:00pm
COGSEC is hosting two pre-conference competitions over the next few months. Read More
Police could Be Scanning Your Social Media From a Summer Protest to Make an Arrest

Police could Be Scanning Your Social Media From a ...

September 2, 2020

Protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, continue to seize national and global attention. There have been protests in at least 1,700 cities across all 50 states…
Propaganda

Propaganda

March 13, 2020

Under the direction of Dr. Samuel Woolley, the propaganda program at the Center for Media Engagement focuses on how emergent technologies are used in and around global political communication. Woolley’s…
Upcoming Event: Cognitive Security Conference

Upcoming Event: Cognitive Security Conference

March 2, 2020

((POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… Stay tuned for more details)) The Center for Media Engagement is thrilled to announce the inaugural Cognitive Security (COGSEC) Conference. The conference will be held at The University of…
CME Program Director Samuel Woolley Publishes Book

CME Program Director Samuel Woolley Publishes Book

January 6, 2020

Fake news posts and Twitter trolls were just the beginning. What will happen when misinformation moves from our social media feeds into our everyday lives? Read More
CME Launches Propaganda Division

CME Launches Propaganda Division

January 1, 2020

Under the direction of Dr. Samuel Woolley, our propaganda division will focus on how emergent technologies are used in and around global political communication. Read More