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Docket+ 4 December

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.
Docket+ 4 December
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  1. Misinforming Latin America: narrative analysis of extreme weather in Brazil, Chile and Peru (Purpose for Roots, Friends of the Earth and Climate Action Against Disinformation, November)
  2. Job Opportunity: Open Source Investigations Specialist - Human Rights Center - School of Law (UC Berkeley School of Law)
  3. Psychological inoculation strategies to fight climate disinformation across 12 countries (Nature, 30 November)
  4. How Generative AI Makes Content Moderation Both Harder and Easier (Integrity Institute, 30 November)

1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

  1. AI and the future of Warfare (The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 29 November)
  2. Human-Algorithm Interactions Help Explain the Spread of Misinformation (OSF, 27 November)
  3. Trust the Process: Could jawboning process solve jawboning problems? (Knight First Amendment Institute, 27 November)

1.2 World News 

  1. Meaningful disinformation: narrative rituals and affective folktales (SSRN, 27 November)
  2. How Symbols Influence Social Media Discourse: An Embedding Regression Analysis of Trump’s Return to Twitter (SAGE, 29 November)
  3. Deepening the response to authoritarian information operations in Latin America (NED, 28 November)

Russia & Ukraine

  1. The deep winter freeze that wasn’t (EUvsDisinfo, 28 November)
  2. Pro-Kremlin actors amplify video to target multinational military exercises in Moldova (DFRLab, 28 November)

Israel & Palestine

  1. Narrative warfare: How disinformation shapes the Israeli-Hamas conflict—and millions of minds (The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 27 November)

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