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Wired: To Quash Disinformation, Researchers Must Work With Journalists

This originally appeared as “To Quash Disinformation, Researchers Must Work With Journalists” in February 2021 in Wired. Exposing and fighting the problem requires drawing from reporters’ resources and reach.

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The Guardian: Social media companies must respond to the sinister reality behind fake news

This originally appeared as “Social media companies must respond to the sinister reality behind fake news” and was written by my collaborator Bence Kollanyi and I. Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter have begun to share evidence of how their platforms are used and abused during elections. They have […]

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Globe and Mail: How the EU could build a volunteer force to help refugees

(This originally appeared in the Globe and Mail as “How the EU could build a volunteer force to help refugees” on September 17th 2015.) Despite the complexity of the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Hungary, the country’s government is trying a simple solution this week: implementing new laws that give more […]

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New York Times: Hungary’s Crackdown on the Press

(This originally appeared as “Hungary’s Crackdown on the Media“.) BUDAPEST — The European Union faces a challenging conundrum. While Hungary has embarked on building Europe’s most controlled media system, the European Commission just agreed in August to provide the country with nearly 22 billion euros of economic assistance. Hungary has […]