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Docket+ 6 March

Docket+ is a weekly roundup of the latest influence operations-related academic research, events and job opportunities.
Docket+ 6 March
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  1. Five Ways Not to Keep Kids Safe Online (RStreet, 22 February)
  2. Technochauvinism and Online Extremism (GNET, 24 February)
  3. Shielding Democracy: Civil Society Adaptions to Kremlin Disinformation about Ukraine (NED, 22 February)

1. Academia & Research

1.1 Platforms & Technology

  1. Nature's Take: How Twitter's changes could affect science (Nature, 27 February)
  2. The Future of Human Agency (Pew Research Center, 24 February)
  3. The challenge of platform capture: This is part of a series on platforms and the press published jointly by CJR and the UCLA Institute for Technology, Law & Policy. (Columbia Journalism Review, 27 February)
  4. ChatGPT – Friend or foe? (Oxford Internet Institute, 28 February)
  5. Examining accuracy-prompt efficacy in combination with using colored borders to differentiate news and social content online (PsyArXiv, 27 February)
  6. Social Media Repertoires: Investigating Multifaceted Social Media Use Among Late Adolescents (Journal QD, 23 February)

Information Spread

  1. Towards a general model of fake news belief and sharing (PsyArXiv, 28 February)

1.2 World News

  1. PRC spy balloon reveals new arena of strategic competition (CNA, February)
  2. Conserving complexity: A complex systems paradigm and framework to study public relations’ contribution to grand challenges (Science Direct, June 2023)
  3. This city council member does not exist: Inauthentic social media accounts with artificially generated faces are a dime a dozen these days, but not all of them claim to be local elected officials (Conspirator Norteño, 6 March)

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