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Docket+ 2 October

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.
Docket+ 2 October
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Highlights

  1. Measuring the monetization strategies of websites with application to pro- and anti-vaccine communities (Nature, 25 September)
  2. How the People's Repuablic of China seeks to reshape the global information environment (GEC, September)
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1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

  1. Humorous hate speech on social media: A mixed-methods investigation of users’ perceptions and processing of hateful memes (SAGE, 23 September)
  2. Computational Communication Methods for Examining Problematic News-Sharing Practices on Facebook at Scale (SAGE, 26 September)
  3. ‘Definitely not in the business of wanting to be associated’: Examining public relations in a deplatformization controversy (SAGE, 27 September)
  4. Platforms' policies on AI manipulated and generated misinformation (EU DisinfoLab, 28 September)

1.2 World News

  1. How Americans see the state of gender and leadership in business (Pew, 27 September)
  2. Enlisting Useful Idiots: The Ties Between Online Harassment and Disinformation (SSRN, 25 September)
  3. The puzzle of misinformation: Exposure to unreliable content in the United States is higher among the better informed (SAGE, 26 September)

Russia & Ukraine

  1. Getting It Right about Russia-Friendly Voices in Africa: 3 Traps to Avoid (EUvsDisinfo, 22 September)
  2. Shaping and manipulating the information space (EUvsDisinfo, 28 September)
  3. The Kremlin’s twisted tale of peace (EUvsDisinfo, 27 September)
  4. Ideology and cognitive stereotypes in media representation of the Russia–Ukraine conflict (SAGE, 28 September)

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