Sunday, August 5, 2018

Oxford Study: Political Data Mining Companies are Manipulating Elections Around the World — Sharmini Peries interviews Samantha Bradshaw

An extensive new Oxford University study shows that governments, political parties, and NGOs spend well over half a billion dollars around the world to influence elections and public opinion, most of it in a completely unregulated and secretive manner. We speak to the study’s co-author, Samantha Bradshaw….
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Oxford Study: Political Data Mining Companies are Manipulating Elections Around the World
Sharmini Peries interviews Samantha Bradshaw, senior fellow at the Canadian International Council, where she researches computational propaganda, and a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, where her dissertation is on the government use of social media to spread disinformation.

1 comment:

Bob said...

Data mining is preferable to e-bottom trawling ^