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Docket+ 24 April

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.
Docket+ 24 April
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Highlights

  1. Measuring the Monetization of Online Discourse with Application to Pro- and Anti-Vaccine Communities (OSF, 22 April)
  2. Hybrid threats: A comprehensive resilience ecosystem (Hybrid CoE, 20 April)
  3. Psychological Booster Shots Targeting Memory Increase Long-Term Resistance Against Misinformation (PsyArXiv, 18 April)
  4. What Makes News Sharable on Social Media? (PsyArXiv, 18 April)
  5. The need to up our game in countering disinformation (T&F, 15 March)

1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

LISTEN: Truth and Consequences – Disinformation and Misinformation (Sharkbytes, 19 April)
  1. Under the Radar: Analyzing Recent Twitter Information Operations to Improve Detection and Removal of Malicious Actors, Part 2 (SSRN, 17 April)
  2. “It’s us against them up there”: Spreading online disinformation as populist collective action (Science Direct, 14 April)

1.2 World News

  1. State-controlled media experience sudden Twitter gains after unannounced platform policy change (DFRLab, 21 April)
  2. NewsGuard Exclusive: Beijing Deploys ChatGPT to Advance 'Biolabs' Disinformation Narrative (NewsGuard, 13 April)
  3. How Public Polling Has Changed in the 21st Century: 61% of national pollsters in the U.S. used methods in 2022 that differed from those of 2016 (Pew, 19 April)
  4. Being Chinese in Australia (Lowy Institute, April)
  5. Disinformation ‘gatecrashes’ tourism: an empirical study (SocArXiv, 20 April)
  6. Name-based demographic inference and the unequal distribution of misrecognition (Nature, 17 April)
  7. Organic online politics: Farmers, Facebook, and Myanmar's military coup (SAGE, 16 April)
  8. On Shaky Ground: Reconsidering the Justifications for First Amendment Protection of Hate Speech (T&F, 19 April)

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