Propagandalytics is Jonathan Albright's term for the study of the spread of misinformation and disinformation, particularly through digital media.
As more and more people take to Twitter to keep up on fast-developing events, it’s more important than ever important to understand how their platform facilitates... »
A lot happened online on May 5, 2017. Ben Starling, CE Carey, and I found evidence of a massive disinformation campaign taking place on Twitter and... »
I’ve been researching and publishing a lot lately on misinformation, disinformation, ad-tech, sockpuppets, bots, media literacy, election hacking, and the Trump administration. There’s a lot there.... »
Donald Trump talks about immigration in some uniquely horrifying ways. We’re all familiar with his “not sending us their best people” speech from early in his... »
Online advertising plays a crucial role in the spread of misinformation. As Bill Fitzgerald wrote last week, Right now, the status quo in adtech is to... »
The more we study extremist communities online, the more convinced we are that standard advertising practices play a significant role in the spread of misinformation. Further,... »
The Trump administration has been drastically changing the way it communicates information with the public. One of the first pages people noticed missing from the Trump... »