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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…
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…
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…