Recent Submissions

  • Tackling misinformation: What researchers could do with social media data 

    Pasquetto, Irene V.; Swire-Thompson, Briony; Amazeen, Michelle A.; Benevenuto, Fabrício; Brashier, Nadia M.; Bond, Robert M.; Bozarth, Lia C.; Budak, Ceren; Ecker, Ullrich K. H.; Fazio, Lisa K.; Ferrara, Emilio; Flanagin, Andrew J.; Flammini, Alessandro; Freelon, Deen; Grinberg, Nir; Hertwig, Ralph; Jamieson, Kathleen Hall; Joseph, Kenneth; Jones, Jason J.; Garrett, R. Kelly; Kreiss, Daniel; McGregor, Shannon; McNealy, Jasmine; Margolin, Drew; Marwick, Alice; Menczer, FiIippo; Metzger, Miriam J.; Nah, Seungahn; Lewandowsky, Stephan; Lorenz-Spreen, Philipp; Ortellado, Pablo; Pennycook, Gordon; Porter, Ethan; Rand, David G.; Robertson, Ronald E.; Tripodi, Francesca; Vosoughi, Soroush; Vargo, Chris; Varol, Onur; Weeks, Brian E.; Wihbey, John; Wood, Thomas J.; Yang, Kai-Cheng (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2020-12)
  • Conspiracy and debunking narratives about COVID-19 origins on Chinese social media: How it started and who is to blame 

    Chen, Kaiping; Chen, Anfan; Zhang, Jingwen; Meng, Jingbo; Shen, Cuihua (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2020-12)
    This paper studies conspiracy and debunking narratives about the origins of COVID-19 on a major Chinese social media platform, Weibo, from January to April 2020. Popular conspiracies about COVID-19 on Weibo, including that ...
  • The different forms of COVID-19 misinformation and their consequences 

    Enders, Adam M.; Uscinski, Joseph E.; Klofstad, Casey; Stoler, Justin (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2020-11)
    As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, an understanding of the structure and organization of beliefs in pandemic conspiracy theories and misinformation becomes increasingly critical for addressing the threat posed by these ...

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