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🎧 Episode 31: Can Robots Detect Disinformation?

Can Robots Detect Disinformation?We previously reported that robots can spew out new kinds of disinformation. But can they also help detect and flag it? To find out, Eva talked to researcher Giovanni Da San Martino, who is researching natural language processing at the University of Padova.Here are some

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French Elections are Coming up. Right-Wing Politicians Are Dominating the Vaccine Debate on Twitter. Here's Why: (Episode 24)

We used a custom Twitter scraper to collect and analyze the tweets of 12 candidates slated to run in the first round of the French presidential election on April 10.  We discuss our findings and talk to Estelle Brun, an associate research fellow at IRIS - Institut de Relations Internationales

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Will Super-Powerful Artificial Intelligence Turbocharge Disinformation? (Episode 22)

Georgetown University researchers programmed a text generator to come up with disinformation on climate change and politics. Once tweeted, the computer-generated disinformation persuaded test subjects, and could even nudge the readers to change their minds on important subjects such as climate change and politics. This episode explores the power and

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Here’s Why Joe Rogan’s Antivax Comments Are So Dangerous – Disinformation on Social Audio and Podcasts (Episode 21)

After Spotify chose to remove Neil Young's music rather than challenge its relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan (you can read more about the controversy here), the problem of disinformation in audio is rearing its head

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Romania‘s Covid Jab Lag: a Country Trapped in Mistrust, Faulty Infrastructure and Trauma (Episode 19)

Romania‘s Vaccination Lag: a Country Trapped in Mistrust, Faulty Infrastructure and Trauma

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RFK's Anti-Vaccine Juggernaut, Search Engine Disinformation: Inoculated Newsletter (16.12.2021)

Before we go on vacation next week, here's the last news roundup for this year. 📰News of the week: How Robert F. Kennedy Jr. built an anti-vaccine imperium. 🔬Research of the week: An overview of the anti-lockdown movement in Ireland.  2. Does the search engine you use affect the amount

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How a WhatsApp-based Immigrant News Service Tackles Spanish-language Misinformation in Peru (Episode 17)

Misinformation in languages other than English that span the globe is less policed, compared to English. Research shows that misinformation and disinformation in large languages like Spanish can harm people’s trust in vaccines around the world.

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How Malta Became a COVID-19 Overachiever: Episode 16

The tiny island of Malta is an overachiever in curbing the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Politico.

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Who Believes Misinformation? Are Liberals More Susceptible? (Episode 15)

Who Believes Misinformation? Are Liberals More Susceptible?

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September Round-Up: Vaccine Mandates, Idar Oberstein Mask-Murder And More (Episode 13)

A number of relevant articles, studies and data has recently come out, so we read some of them – so you don't have to: The Inoculation’s September round-up.

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Mandatory vaccination: Can it backfire? The Inoculation: Episode 12

On our first episode after the summer break we discuss mandatory vaccination mandates - something we have been researching before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Social Media, Russia, Disinformation -- GMFUS' Bret Shafer on The Inoculation: Episode 11

Hi listeners. before we leave for our summer breaks, we are taking a look back at some of our most insightful conversations about disinformation and misinformation. This week’s conversation is with Bret Shafer, the Alliance for Securing Democracy’s media and digital disinformation fello

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