Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online || Data & Society


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Author Lois Beckett does at least quote 's report on far-right "attention hacking" & savvy media skills
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24 days ago by freerange_inc
For those interested in the various factions of the
alt-right, Data and Society released a report on the topic. At a
whopping 100 pages, it takes a while to read but it's worth it. Offers
far more specificity as to the distinct blocks of supporters that are
now identified as the alt right:
fascism  offentligheten 
29 days ago by rsms
An in-depth report about the “alt-right” and how they have influenced and manipulated the public perception and the mainstream media.
domain:Social  subdomain:InternetCulture  subdomain:Minorities  topic:Sexism  topic:Trends  topic:Bullying  topic:Memes  form:Report 
4 weeks ago by novom
"the spread of false or misleading information is having real and negative effects on the public consumption of news."

Internet subcultures take advantage of the current media ecosystem to manipulate news frames, set agendas, and propagate ideas.
Far-right groups develop techniques of “attention hacking” to increase the visibility of their ideas through the strategic use of social media, memes, and bots—as well as by targeting journalists, bloggers, and influencers to help spread content.
The media’s dependence on social media, analytics and metrics, sensationalism, novelty over newsworthiness, and clickbait makes them vulnerable to such media manipulation.

While trolls, white nationalists, Men's Rights Activists, gamergaters, the "alt-right," and conspiracy theorists may diverge deeply in their beliefs, they share tactics and converge on common issues.
The far-right exploits young men’s rebellion and dislike of “political correctness” to spread white supremacist thought, Islamophobia, and misogyny through irony and knowledge of internet culture.
Media manipulation may contribute to decreased trust of mainstream media, increased misinformation, and further radicalization.
4 weeks ago by copystar
RT : Media manip may contrib to decr trust of mainstream media, incr misinfo and further radicalization.

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5 weeks ago by holden
Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online points to a potentially significant shift in democratic norms, and indicates emerging opportunities for platforms and news organizations to better understand and address their role in a landscape of increasing public distrust.
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5 weeks ago by douglevin
RT : this is p elaborate and looks like a good read
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5 weeks ago by garrett
RT : Guys my huge report on far-right media manipulation is out today! 100pp of 8ch, pizzagate & dank memes w .
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6 weeks ago by mikerugnetta
RT : Very excited that 's clear-eyed report on media manipulation & disinformation has gone up!
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6 weeks ago by carlinwing
Download Report
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6 weeks ago by brokenrhino
links to PDF reports
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6 weeks ago by robincamille
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6 weeks ago by wiobyrne
RT : Guys my huge report on far-right media manipulation is out today! 100pp of 8ch, pizzagate & dank memes w .
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6 weeks ago by aparrish
Marwickm A., & Lewis, R. (2017, May 15)
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6 weeks ago by maw
RT : Guys my huge report on far-right media manipulation is out today! 100pp of 8ch, pizzagate & dank memes w .
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6 weeks ago by laze
RT : Fantastic new report just out from – on media manipulation by far right groups in the US:
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6 weeks ago by kanarinka
RT : New report reveals why media was vulnerable to “attention hacking” by online subcultures
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6 weeks ago by brozena
Essential report by rigorously intersects problems of fascist drift with media cultures and practices.
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6 weeks ago by audrey
RT : New report reveals why media was vulnerable to “attention hacking” by online subcultures
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6 weeks ago by griffey
We're watching institutions & information intermediaries get hacked. Read Media Manipulation & Disinformation Online
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6 weeks ago by ThomNagy
RT : So excited for this new report from on manipulation of media by extremists:
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6 weeks ago by joegermuska
My wife has spent the last 4 months writing this report of Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online
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6 weeks ago by mattlehrer
Very important report: Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online by
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6 weeks ago by cstarrett
RT : Very excited that 's clear-eyed report on media manipulation & disinformation has gone up!
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6 weeks ago by thebestsophist
Very excited that 's clear-eyed report on media manipulation & disinformation has gone up!
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6 weeks ago by xuhulk
RT : New report reveals why media was vulnerable to “attention hacking” by online subcultures
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6 weeks ago by katinalynn
RT : New report reveals why media was vulnerable to “attention hacking” by online subcultures
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6 weeks ago by Be_Optimistic
So excited for this new report from on manipulation of media by extremists:
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6 weeks ago by ethanz
Fantastic new report just out from – on media manipulation by far right groups in the US:
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6 weeks ago by KMcGrane
RT : Read it and impressively thorough: report about far right & media manipulation here:
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6 weeks ago by mathewi
Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online (May 2017)
fakenews  hoaxes  news  filterbubble  attention  journalism  election  statistics  research 
6 weeks ago by rachaelsullivan
Read it and impressively thorough: report about far right & media manipulation here:
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6 weeks ago by brian_frank
Guys my huge report on far-right media manipulation is out today! 100pp of 8ch, pizzagate & dank memes w .
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6 weeks ago by kinlane
Guys my huge report on far-right media manipulation is out today! 100pp of 8ch, pizzagate & dank memes w .
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6 weeks ago by booyaa