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The Manipulation of Vote Choice

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the manipulation of vote choice from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The chapter probes the correlates of voter manipulation (understood as the manipulation of ... More


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

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book examines the shape, composition, and practices of the United States political media landscape. It explores the roots of the current epistemic crisis in political communication with a focus ... More


Covering Bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man

Susan Jeffords and Fahed Al-Sumait (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038860
eISBN:
9780252096822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038860.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Starting in 2001, much of the world media used the image of Osama bin Laden as a shorthand for terrorism. Bin Laden himself considered media manipulation on a par with military, political, and ... More


Conclusion

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

History has shown that American foreign policy influenced by the power of special interest groups has often lead to disaster, as in the case of the Vietnam War and the invasion of Iraq. Yet the ... More


The ignorant, the manipulative, and the difficulties of measuring society

Péter Érdi

in Ranking: The Unwritten Rules of the Social Game We All Play

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190935467
eISBN:
9780190935498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935467.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

While making objective rankings sounds like an appealing goal, there are at least two reasons why we may not have objectivity: ignorance and manipulation. Persons with less knowledge suffer from ... More


Discovering the Dinornis

Gowan Dawson

in Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers how Richard Owen’s alleged discovery of an extinct flightless bird from New Zealand from a single bone was transformed, through clandestine manipulation of how it was reported ... More


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