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DisinfoDocket 14 June

DisinfoDocket curates influence operations-related academic research, news, events and job opportunities.
DisinfoDocket 14 June
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Good morning! Don't miss -
* India denies threatening to shut Twitter and raid employees
* France exposes mega Russian disinformation campaign
* Experts warn that China could influence EU elections
* Former President Trump distorts federal indictment
* Reuters Institute releases Digital News Report 2023 amid criticism of its methodology


  1. As Beijing’s Propaganda Grows More Aggressive, the West Should Take Note (CIGI, 8 June)
  2. Cybersecurity Basics: What Every Educator Should Know (CYBER.org, 5 June)
  3. Protecting Nonprofits Through Cybersecurity Volunteering (Making Space, 31 May)
  4. Social media breeds, spreads contempt of community journalists (Rappler, 13 June)

1. Academia & Research

  1. Supporting a Safer Internet (CIGI, 8 June)
  2. Coordinated Telegram channels aggregate anti-Ukrainian news from around the globe (DFRLab, 1 June)
  3. Seeking examples of mundane low-stakes data modeling fails: Can you give me examples of where data modeling in your everyday life is deeply flawed? I'm looking for interesting examples to think with. (danah boyd, 13 June)
  4. Disinformation in a Triple Threat: How Old and New Challenges Make Peacekeeping More Dangerous (Just Security, 13 June)
  5. How AI Puts Elections at Risk — And the Needed Safeguards (Brennan Center for Justice, 13 June)
  6. Digital News Report 2023 (Reuters Institute, 13 June)
How we approached the Digital News Report 2023 (Reuters Insitute, 14 June)
Nobel laureate Maria Ressa says research by Oxford institute can be used against reporters (Guardian, 14 June)

2. Platforms & Technology

  1. AI could be most substantial policy challenge ever, say Blair and Hague (Guardian, 13 June)
  2. UN Chief Considering Watchdog Agency for AI (VoA, 12 June)
  3. Reddit goes dark: As it moves to shut down third-party apps, the site’s self-governing ethos comes back to haunt it (Platformer, 13 June)
  4. One of the Last Bastions of Digital Privacy Is Under Threat (NYT, 13 June)
  5. Microsoft’s media literacy program aims to empower internet users and combat online misinformation (AP, 13 June)
  6. Reddit doubles down: Delaying its API changes would benefit everyone — but users have other options, too (Platformer, 14 June)


  1. Facebook’s Litmus Test in Cambodia: A company verdict on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s online incitement could set a precedent for other autocrats. (Foreign Policy, 5 June)
  2. Facebook faces new allegations of gender discrimination in its delivery of job ads. Research by human rights group suggests it's a global concern (CNN, 12 June)
  3. As Meta tests news blocking in Canada, here are the first targets (Global News, 13 June)
  4. Meta releases 'human-like' AI image creation model (Reuters, 13 June)

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