Here is an interactive Prezi on our recent paper “Campaign Bots & The Law”, authored by Ryan Calo, Lisa Manheim, Sam Woolley and Phil Howard. We presented this at the Yale Information Society Project’s “Unlocking the Black Box” conference, and we identify the ways in which bots, when used by […]
Post Tagged with: "United States"
This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006. The data was used in several articles and book chapters. While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of […]
(This appeared as “Let’s Nationalize Facebook” in Slate’s Future Tense Blog.) Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it: A spring survey found that almost half […]
Technology convergence and rising expectations for interactivity have had a significant impact on the news diets of U.S. voters. While television may appear to be the most important single media in this system of political communication, for a growing portion of the population, news diets are defined by combinations and […]