disinformation   351

« earlier    

President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List
There is simply no precedent for an American president to spend so much time telling untruths. Every president has shaded the truth or told occasional whoppers. No other president — of either party — has behaved as Trump is behaving. He is trying to create an atmosphere in which reality is irrelevant.

We have set a conservative standard, leaving out many dubious statements (like the claim that his travel ban is “similar” to Obama administration policy). Some people may still take issue with this standard, arguing that the president wasn't speaking literally. But we believe his long pattern of using untruths to serve his purposes, as a businessman and politician, means that his statements are not simply careless errors.

We are using the word “lie” deliberately. Not every falsehood is deliberate on Trump's part. But it would be the height of naïveté to imagine he is merely making honest mistakes. He is lying.
disinformation 
5 days ago by campylobacter
Auf Linie: Das inoffizielle Unterstützernetzwerk der AfD | DIGITAL PRESENT
And then they went one better. The AfD Twitter megaphone, a densely interconnected clique of fake profiles linked to one specific faction in the party.
networks  networkx  fakenews  trolls  disinformation  afd  twitter 
8 weeks ago by yorksranter
Größter AfD-Twitter-Account ist ein Scheinriese | DIGITAL PRESENT
This is some great stuff. Note the structurelessness of the spam cloud around @balleryna - bots are men without qualities, or at least with genuinely random ones, so this is what you'd expect - compared to the structure-y, scalefree, genuinely human 'kippers on the left.
networks  networkx  fakenews  trolls  disinformation  afd  twitter 
8 weeks ago by yorksranter
Watching the hearings, I learned my "Bernie bro" harassers may have been Russian bots - Shareblue
Terrible slow dawning sensation...the weird English should have been a huge tell but then who was looking?
russia  fakenews  trolls  trump  disinformation 
12 weeks ago by yorksranter

« earlier    

related tags

'60s  201  2016  2017  abuse  academia  active  ad  adblock  adnauseaum  adnetworks  advertising  advice  afd  african-americans  agnotology  alternative  american-politics  analytics  and  anti-americanism  attacks  attention  audreywatters  biases  black_panthers  blacklists  books  bots  brexit  brigading  c_resource  campaigns  cateegories  ceaseanddesist  characteristics  chilling  chrome  cia  cold_war  consensusreality  conspiracy  control  crap  crapdetection  croatia  culture  cyber_security  cyber_warfare  cyberlaw  cyberwar  dairy  danahboyd  dark-patterns  data  datatheft  dataviz  deception  delegitimization  delicious  democracy  design  destabilization  detection  deterrence  discourse  dmitri_medvedev  donald_trump  economic_warfare  economics  edtech  eeas  election  elections  espionage  eu  europe  extension  facebook  factchecking  facts  faith  fake-news  fake  fake_news  fakenews  false  fascism  fazio  fbi  feminism  forum  forums  fraud  gamergate  google  gop  government  greed  guardian  harassment  hate_speech  health  helplessness  history  hoaxes  hoover  hybrid  iconic  ideology  impact  indie  industry  info-age  information  information_warfare  informationwar  informationwarfare  infosec  infovis  infowar  instigation  internet  islamophobia  j_edgar_hoover  jelanicobb  journalism  julian.assange  kgb  km  kremlin  lang:sv  leak  learned  lie  lies  lying  manipulation  marketing  meat  media-manipulation  media-studies  media  mediajournalism  medialiteracy  meme  mental  message  metahaven  military  miracle  misinformation  misleading  misogyny  moderation  myths  nancy  narratives  nat_gas  network  networks  networkx  news  newspapers  nsa  nyt  of  on  overreach  pdf  peabody  phd  phishing  political-science  politics  post-truth  power  pr  privacy  propaganda  propoganda  psychological_warfare  psychology  psyops  ptsd  public  public_opinion  punitive  puppetry  putin  racism  radar  radlib  report  research  resistance  retaliation  retribution  rheingold  rumor  russia  russiahacking  russianhacking  sabotage  sales  scam  search  security  security_&_intelligence  semiotic  sexism  siliconvalley  social-media  social  socialengineering  socialmedia  soviet  spam  spin  spy  study  subculture  suppression  surveillance  syllabus  t_companywebsite  takedowns  targeted  technology  technosolutionism  the  tim_berners-lee  triumphalism  troll  trolling  trolls  trump  trust  twitter  usa  vanderbilt  viral  visualization  vladimir_putin  votingrights  war  warfare  web  web:  white  whitesupremacy  wikileaks  wikipedia 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: