Updated: May 26
Information operations became a power tool and weapon of choice of domestic and international actors. These operations target public opinion and has the potential to interfere and disrupt political processes. Democratic processes are very susceptible for this type of interference. While increasing in frequency and influence, we still know very little about those operations and impacts. Using open sourced data on exposed influential operations networks the project explores functions and characteristics of the networks while assuming an organizational perspective.
Researchers: Ori Swed, Ioana Coman, Tommy Dang, Nihar Sreepada, Uyanga Bazaa, Nguyen, Ngan V T.
Presentation: AEJMC MIDWINTER CONFERENCE 2022, Conference/Meeting
What’s in a footprint? An exploration of Twitter Real versus Fake News Accounts during the 2016 Electoral Campaign