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    • Right and left, partisanship predicts (asymmetric) vulnerability to misinformation 

      Nikolov, D.; Flammini, A.; Menczer, F. (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2021)
      We analyze the relationship between partisanship, echo chambers, and vulnerability to online misinformation by studying news sharing behavior on Twitter. While our results confirm prior findings that online misinformation ...
    • Russian disinformation campaigns on Twitter target political communities across the spectrum. Collaboration between opposed political groups might be the most effective way to counter it. 

      Freelon, Deen; Lokot, Tetyana (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy, 2020-01-14)
      Evidence from an analysis of Twitter data reveals that Russian social media trolls exploited racial and political identities to infiltrate distinct groups of authentic users, playing on their group identities. The groups ...
    • Signs of a new world order: Italy as the COVID-19 disinformation 

      Sciubba Caniglia, Costanza (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2020)
      When Italy became the western center of the COVID-19 outbreak, it also became the focus of a series of states-sponsored coordinated disinformation campaigns. From early March through May 2020, disinformation operations in ...
    • 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)
    • Using misinformation as a political weapon: COVID-19 and Bolsonaro in Brazil 

      Ricard, Julie; Medeiros, Juliano (Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy, 2020)
      With over 30,000 confirmed cases, Brazil is currently the country most affected by COVID-19 in Latin America, and ranked 12th worldwide. Despite all evidence, a strong rhetoric undermining risks associated to COVID-19 has ...