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“It is elevating investigative reporting to a level where we are able to access … jewels lying on the beach in the research of the academic world.”
“We have observed a broad spectrum of behaviors mixing the characteristics of bots and people.”
“One of the recent shifts in podcasting has been the introduction of paywalls and exclusive content. It has since become a standard feature of the medium.”
“Ukraine’s successful strategy in the battle over information demonstrates the connection between armed conflict and information warfare.”
A body of research shows that stronger, not weaker, moderation of the information ecosystem is what’s needed to combat harmful misinformation.
“Our interviewees view mainstream news outlets as part of a group of liberal institutions dedicated to making conservatives into pariahs. The misinformation often at the heart of conservative responses to Covid-19 is a symptom, rather than a cause, of this distrust.”
One researcher’s work has found that, over the past decade, the news media has reduced the number of times the name of a mass shooter is reported.
Many Russians, in light of the Kremlin’s crackdown of independent media, are also turning to the messaging app for information.
A few recent examples of journalistic defiance show that the Kremlin can’t guarantee full control over Russian journalists during the war.
“[T]he question is not whether the problem is real, but how research might quantify and describe its true prevalence, and how to address the problem.”