With our reading list this week, we’re sharing articles that complicate the disinformation landscape. Read on for research on defining and identifying bots and on measuring the actual effect of Russian interventions on Twitter.
We hope you enjoy these articles – and feel welcome to share ideas for other readings with us here or on Twitter @DisinfoIndex.
Beyond Facts: What the press can learn from its war against disinformation (Columbia Journalism Review, 25 November 2019)
Inside the State Department’s fight against Russian disinformation (The Washington Post, 27 November 2019)
Debunking Russian Disinformation (NPR, 24 November 2019)
Building a More Honest Internet (Columbia Journalism Review, 25 November 2019)
A Russian troll farm may not have been very good at its job (MIT Technology Review, 25 November 2019)
The not-so-simple science of social media ‘bots’ (First Draft News, 28 November 2019)
China joins the global disinformation order (Australian Strategic Policy Network, 29 November 2019)