AI & Public Disinformation

Algorithm Tips: Resources and Leads for Investigating Algorithms in Society

Bolsover, Gillian, Howard, Philip: Computational Propaganda and Political Big Data: Moving Toward a More Critical Research Agenda,

Big Data VOL. 5, NO. 4 | Special Issue on Computational Propaganda and Political Big Data, 2017

The Brookings Institution’s Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology (AIET) Initiative: Fighting deepfakes when detection fails, 2019

The Computational Propaganda Research Project (COMPROP) investigates the interaction of algorithms, automation and politics. This work includes analysis of how tools like social media bots are used to manipulate public opinion by amplifying or repressing political content, disinformation, hate speech, and junk news.
Deeptrace:  Report 2019: The State Of Deepfakes: Landscape, Threats and Impact
Detecting Early Signature of Persuasion in Information Cascades (DESPIC): project aimed to design a system detect persuasion campaigns at their early stage of inception, in the context of online social media
Global Disinformation Index:  Adversarial Narratives: A New Model for Disinformation, 2019
Goodfellow, Ian, Papernot, Nicolas:  Is attacking machine learning easier than defending it?, 2017
Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge, Center for a New American Security, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Open AI: The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation, 2018
Neudert, L.-M., Howard, P., & Kollanyi, B. Sourcing and Automation of Political News and Information During Three European Elections. Social Media + Society, 2019
OSoMe:  a joint project of the Network Science Institute (IUNI), the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS) at SICE, and the Media School at Indiana University. OSoMe unites data scientists and journalists in studying the role of media and technology in society, and curbing the spread of misinformation online and the manipulation of social media
Reuters: a course by Reuters News Agency, Identifying and Tackling Manipulated Media (Sponsored by Facebook Journalism project), 2019
Vice (Tim Hwang), Weapons of Mass Persuasion, 2015
Weaponized Narrative Initiative:  project of the non-partisan Center on the Future of War, a partnership between Arizona State University and the independent Washington, D.C., think tank New America.
Lighthouse Career Consulting