Phil Howard INFORMATION · DISINFORMATION · DEMOCRACY

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Lie Machines

Artificially intelligent “bot” accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites[...]

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Pax Technica

Should we fear or welcome the internet’s evolution? The “internet of things” is the rapidly growing[...]

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Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Did digital media really “cause” the Arab Spring, or is it an important factor of the[...]

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Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that[...]

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Data set · MAY 22

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Topics Arab Spring Artificial Intelligence Astroturf

Academic article

Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World

How do telecommunications policies influence technology adoption? Has regulatory reform helped mitigate or exacerbate the digital[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Mobile Phones Original Data Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality

Academic article

Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis

This paper tests the ‘leap-frog’ hypothesis by modeling the impact of existing telecommunications infrastructure, controlling for[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality Social Theory

News feature · MAY 22

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Topics Internet of Things Political Economy

Speaking · MAY 22

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Topics Arab Spring Artificial Intelligence

Interview

The Geopolitics of IoT

This is a podcast I greatly enjoyed doing with Lawrence Ampofo....

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Topics Internet of Things

Interview

Hamas and Israel Step up Cyber Battle for Hearts and Minds

Contributed to BBC story on the use of social media for propaganda war....

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Topics Social Media

News feature

Israeli army, Hamas military tap power of social media

Quoted in USAToday...

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Topics Social Media

Op ed

Canada can maintain ties with virtual embassies

The Globe and Mail...

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Interview

U.S. puts sanctions on telecom firms in Syria, Iran

Interviewed for LA Times...

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Topics Social Media

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