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DisinfoDocket 11 January

DisinfoDocket curates influence operations-related academic research, news, events and job opportunities.
DisinfoDocket 11 January
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Good morning! Today's edition inculdes:
* Curation of analysis on events in Brazil 8th January
* Disinformation about health and how to combat it
* Gender Inequality and Violence in Jihadist, Far-Right, and Male Supremacist Ideologies
* And much more! 


  1. Evidence-Based Misinformation Interventions: Challenges and Opportunities for Measurement and Collaboration (CEIP, 9 January)
  2. Good news: Misinformation isn’t as powerful as feared! Bad news: Neither is information. (Nieman Lab, 10 January)
Information literacy in times of war

1. Brazil

  1. Everyone saw Brazil violence coming. Except social media giants (Politico, 9 January)
  2. How Bolsonaro’s rhetoric — then his silence — stoked Brazil assault (Washington Post, 8 January)
  3. Facebook, YouTube remove content backing Brazil attack (Reuters, 9  January)
  4. How Brazil can respond to its democracy stress test (Atlantic Council, 9 January)
  5. Experts react: Brazil has suffered its own attack against democracy. Here’s what the government and its allies can do next. (Atlantic Council, 9 January)
  6. Social Media Firms Failed Once Again in Brazil (Washington Post, 9 January)
  7. Far-right media outlet faces misinformation probe (Brazilian Report, 9 January)
  8. Brazil insurrection: Social media platforms must act to stop spread of disinformation and calls to violence (Global Witness, 10 January)
  9. The US Far Right Helped Stoke the Attack on Brazil’s Congress (Wired, 10 January)
  10. Brazil’s failed coup is the poison flower of the Trump-Bolsonaro symbiosis (Guardian, 10 January)
  11. What Drove a Mass Attack on Brazil’s Capital? Mass Delusion: Sunday’s riot laid bare a daunting threat to Brazilian democracy: Unlike past putsch attempts in Latin America, this one was driven by deeply rooted conspiracy theories. (NYT, 9 January)

2. Academia & Research

  1. The Great Rectification: A New Paradigm for China’s Online Platform Economy (SSRN, 9 January)
  2. Journalism, media, and technology trends and predictions 2023 (Reuters Institute, 10 January)
  3. Coding protection: 'cyber humanitarian interventions' for preventing mass atrocities (Stanford University, 10 January)

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