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From Tracking to Trolling to Tribalism: Stoking Outgroup Hostility in a Transformed Media Landscape

Richard C. Fording and Sanford F. Schram

in Hard White: The Mainstreaming of Racism in American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197500484
eISBN:
9780197500521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500484.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on the role of a changing media landscape in disseminating misinformation to a disproportionately underinformed audience to support Donald Trump. It shows how the Trump campaign and ... More


Fake News: A New Obsession with an Old Phenomenon?

Nicole M. Krause, Christopher D. Wirz, Dietram A. Scheufele, and Michael A. Xenos

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Since Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 US presidential election, media organizations, pundits, academics, and technology leaders are panicking not only over what they see as the sudden ... More


Decoding search and partnerships across news, journalism, and social media

Cate Dowd

in Digital Journalism, Drones, and Automation: The Language and Abstractions behind the News

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190655860
eISBN:
9780190098445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655860.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Semantic news tags processed via cloud servers are in amongst big data and machine learning systems. The latter may have influenced Murdoch’s acquisition of a ‘social media news agency’, and other ... More


Epistemic Crisis

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes the contours of the epistemic crisis in media and politics that threatens the integrity of democratic processes, erodes trust in public institutions, and exacerbates social ... More


Canards, Fausses Nouvelles, Paranoid Style: Classic Authors for an Emerging Phenomenon

Peppino Ortoleva

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Fake news has been cyclically surfacing in the history of journalism and public opinion. In the vein of some classic authors, the chapter identifies ideas that are surprisingly useful in the present ... More


Electoral integrity and post-truth politics

Sarah Birch

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the issue of electoral integrity at the 2017 general election and in British politics more generally. While elections are generally administered to high standards and are free ... More


Regulating Online Speech: Keeping Humans, and Human Rights, at the Core

Dinah PoKempner

in Free Speech in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190883591
eISBN:
9780190883638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883591.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that we are at a difficult juncture in protecting online speech and privacy when states resist applying principles they have endorsed internationally to their domestic legislation ... More


Mainstream Media Failure Modes and Self-Healing in a Propaganda-Rich Environment

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines how mainstream media operated in a propaganda-rich environment by focusing on its failure and recovery modes. In particular, this chapter analyzes two central attributes of ... More


Mammon’s Algorithm: Marketing, Manipulation, and Clickbait on Facebook

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines three main threats to American democracy related to Facebook: Facebook microtargeting and dark ads, behavioral manipulation by Cambridge Analytica, and political clickbait ... More


Poland: Unpacking the Ecosystem of Social Media Manipulation

Robert Gorwa

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides the first overview of political bots, fake accounts, and other false amplifiers in Poland. Based on extensive interviews with political campaign managers, journalists, ... More


Fake News

Leticia Bode, Emily K. Vraga, and Kjerstin Thorson

in Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190934163
eISBN:
9780190934200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934163.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 7 tackles the challenges posed by misinformation campaigns and fake news, an issue of growing concern in America and around the world. Following the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, ... More


Technological Affordances Can Promote Misinformation: What Journalists Should Watch Out for When Relying on Online Tools and Social Media

Maria D. Molina and S. Shyam Sundar

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The nature of news reporting and data gathering has changed with the advent of social media, equipping journalists with new methods of uncovering news stories and providing the necessary background ... More


Challenges in American Elections

Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter

in Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190934163
eISBN:
9780190934200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934163.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Electoral integrity faces many challenges in America. To understand these issues, the first part of this chapter starts by identifying the major concerns arising during and after the 2016 U.S. ... More


Social Media and Democracy in Crisis

Bradshaw Samantha and Howard Philip N.

in Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843498
eISBN:
9780191879326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843498.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The Internet and social media were originally viewed as democratizing technologies that would lead to a more vibrant digital public sphere. Following the outcomes of the 2016 US Presidential Election ... More


Introduction

James E. Katz and Kate K. Mays

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The volume’s introduction locates the current digital dimension of “fake news” phenomenon in the nascent days of the Internet and broadly discusses the issues with information online and the often ... More


Full Fact

Amy Sippitt

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The UK is a fortunate country with high levels of education, well-developed public and civil society institutions, and some highly trusted media. Nevertheless, there is evidence that the public is ... More


Taiwan: Digital Democracy Meets Automated Autocracy

Nicholas J. Monaco

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Taiwan is a country with a rich history and cultural ties to mainland China. Though there has been much research and effort dedicated to propaganda and censorship in the People’s Republic of China ... More


Confronting Bias and Identifying Facts: Teaching Resistance Through Shakespeare

Carla Della Gatta

in Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter foregrounds the essential role of critical analysis in an era when facts, feelings, opinions, news, and propaganda have become increasingly hard to disambiguate. Carla Della Gatta ... More


Introduction

Renee Hobbs, Liz Deslauriers, and Pam Steager

in The Library Screen Scene: Film and Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190854317
eISBN:
9780190057534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854317.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How we use audiovisual media has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. What we watch and how we watch have both been transformed by the rise of the Internet and digital culture. Naturally, as a ... More


Electoral laws

Richard L. Hasen

in Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190934163
eISBN:
9780190934200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934163.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the legal and political integrity issues raised in the 2016 elections. It begins by describing the now normal voting wars between the hyperpolarized parties, ... More


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