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- DISARM Countermeasures Workshop Series — What challenges do organisations face when defending themselves and others from online disinformation campaigns? (DISARM Foundation, 12 May)
- Trade-offs between reducing misinformation and politically-balanced enforcement on social media (PsyArXiv, 6 May)
- The impact of news media and digital platform use on awareness of and belief in COVID-19 misinformation (PsyArXiv, 12 May)
- Data & Society Announces the Launch of its Algorithmic Impact Methods Lab (Data & Society, 10 May)
1. Academia & Research
1.1 Platforms & Technology
- The changing role of nation states in online content governance: A case of Google's handling of government removal requests (Wiley, 11 May)
- Detecting and Reasoning of Deleted Tweets before they are Posted (ArXiv, 5 May)
- ChatGPT: More than a “Weapon of Mass Deception” Ethical Challenges and Responses from the Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) Perspective (SSRN, 7 May)
- Do-Gooders Doing Bad: How Nonprofit and Government Organizations Unintentionally Fund the Misinformation Machine (News Guard, 12 May)
- Moral Alignment Shapes Responses to Shared Content (PsyArXiv, 13 May)
- Strategic disinformation outperforms honesty in competition for social influence (PsyArXiv, 4 May)
1.2 World News
- Americans Hold Positive Feelings Toward NATO and Ukraine, See Russia as an Enemy (Pew, 10 May)
- Evidence of inter-state coordination amongst state-backed information operations (Nature, 12 May)