Phil Howard INFORMATION · DISINFORMATION · DEMOCRACY

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Facebook and Twitter are being used to manipulate public opinion – report

Our case study series on computational propaganda worldwide was featured in the Guardian

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Topics Computational Propaganda Social Media

Op ed

Let’s Build Pro-Democracy Twitter Bots

Slate

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Topics Governance Social Media

Policy Engagement · MAY 22

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Topics Artificial Intelligence Brexit

News feature · MAY 22

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Topics Internet of Things Political Economy

Speaking · MAY 22

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Topics Astroturf Big Data Civic Engagement

Speaking · MAY 22

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Topics Arab Spring Artificial Intelligence

Op ed · OCT 2017

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

The Guardian

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Topics Computational Propaganda

Op ed · Jan 2022

What’s Stunning about the Misinformation Trend — and How to Fix it

CNN

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Topics Computational Propaganda

Op ed · Feb 2021

To Quash Disinformation, Researchers Must Work With Journalists

Wired

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Topics Computational Propaganda Political Communication

Interview

BBC World Service

I was interviewed by the BBC World Service for their Global News Podcast, Report says millions of[...]

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Topics Computational Propaganda Social Media

Policy Engagement

Senate Testimony

I was in Washington this week providing testimony for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The[...]

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Topics Big Data

Op ed

Our Data, Ourselves

Foreign Policy Magazine

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Topics Big Data

News feature · FEB 2018

Hard right dominates use of fake US news, Oxford study finds.

The Financial Times

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Topics Computational Propaganda

News feature · OCT 2017

Russian propaganda engaged U.S. vets, troops on Twitter and Facebook, study finds

McClatchy

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Topics Computational Propaganda

News feature · OCT 2017

Russian operatives used Twitter and Facebook to target veterans and military personnel, study says

The Washington Post

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Topics Computational Propaganda

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As part of my science communication and policy outreach, I have served in an unpaid advisory capacity to the Canadian Government, European Commission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), UK House of Commons, UK House of Lords, and US House and Senate. I have served in a paid advisory capacity to UNICEF, do strategic advising for public agencies and family offices, and am a co-founder of Oxford Pattrn.AI Analytics and Intelligence.

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