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Docket+ 29 January

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities
Docket+ 29 January
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Hi! I'm Victoria and welcome to DisinfoDocket. Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.

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  1. Controlling bad-actor-artificial intelligence activity at scale across online battlefields (Oxford Academic, 23 January)
  2. 2nd EEAS Report on Foreign Information Manipulation and Interference Threats: A Framework for Networked Defence (EEAS, 23 January)
  3. Digital Disruption: Milei’s Online Path to the Presidency (DIA, 22 January)
  4. Liars Know They Are Lying: Differentiating Disinformation from Disagreement (OSF, 25 January)
  5. Coalition Against Online Violence Mapping Report 2024 (Coalition Against Online Violence, 25 January)
  6. Social Impact Report: 2023 (NewsGuard, January)
  7. Techno-legal Solutionism: Regulating Children’s Online Safety in the United States (danah boyd, 2024)

1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

  1. Commission sends requests for information to 17 Very Large Online Platforms and Search Engines under the Digital Services Act (European Commission, 18 January)
  2. Backgrounder: US Senate Judiciary Committee to Grill Tech CEOs on Child Safety (Tech Policy Press, 24 January)


  1. A multinational study on the factors influencing university students’ attitudes and usage of ChatGPT (Nature, 23 January)
  2. Generating Democracy: AI and the coming revolution in political communications (Demos, 23 January)

1.2 World News 

  1. Profits Do Not Cause Inflation: Causal Fallacies as Economic Disinformation (AIER, 23 January)
  2. How to Defend Independent Technology Research from Corporate and Political Opposition (Tech Policy Press, 21 January)
  3. Dynamics of opinion polarization in a population (Science Direct, 24 January)
  4. Misinformation on Misinformation: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges (SAGE, 28 January)

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