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Docket+ 15 May

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.
Docket+ 15 May
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Highlights

  1. DISARM Countermeasures Workshop Series — What challenges do organisations face when defending themselves and others from online disinformation campaigns? (DISARM Foundation, 12 May)
  2. Trade-offs between reducing misinformation and politically-balanced enforcement on social media (PsyArXiv, 6 May)
  3. The impact of news media and digital platform use on awareness of and belief in COVID-19 misinformation (PsyArXiv, 12 May)
  4. Data & Society Announces the Launch of its Algorithmic Impact Methods Lab (Data & Society, 10 May)

1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

  1. The changing role of nation states in online content governance: A case of Google's handling of government removal requests (Wiley, 11 May)
  2. Detecting and Reasoning of Deleted Tweets before they are Posted (ArXiv, 5 May)
  3. ChatGPT: More than a “Weapon of Mass Deception” Ethical Challenges and Responses from the Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) Perspective (SSRN, 7 May)

Information Spread

  1. Do-Gooders Doing Bad: How Nonprofit and Government Organizations Unintentionally Fund the Misinformation Machine (News Guard, 12 May)
  2. Moral Alignment Shapes Responses to Shared Content (PsyArXiv, 13 May)
  3. Strategic disinformation outperforms honesty in competition for social influence (PsyArXiv, 4 May)

1.2 World News

  1. Americans Hold Positive Feelings Toward NATO and Ukraine, See Russia as an Enemy (Pew, 10 May)
  2. Evidence of inter-state coordination amongst state-backed information operations (Nature, 12 May)

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