Parallel Platforms, Parallel Principles: The Emergence of Social Media from Authoritarian Settings Parallel Platforms, Parallel Principles: The Emergence of Social Media from Authoritarian Settings
Parallel Platforms, Parallel Principles: The Emergence of Social Media from Authoritarian Settings
August 21, 2019
By Dean Jackson On August 19, 2019, Twitter and Facebook announced for the first time that they had detected and removed a network of accounts, groups, and pages engaged in “coordinated inauthentic activity” on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). While the two platforms are blocked in mainl ...
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Contextualizing China’s Corrosive Capital: A Conversation with Martin Hala Contextualizing China’s Corrosive Capital: A Conversation with Martin Hala
Contextualizing China's Corrosive Capital: A Conversation with Martin Hala
August 15, 2019
In this episode, featured guest Martin Hala discusses the impact of China’s economic and political investments in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe, revealing these investments’ surprising ability to influence and impact governance institutions in the region ...
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Exploring Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Disinformation Hub Exploring Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Disinformation Hub
Exploring Bosnia and Herzegovina's Disinformation Hub
August 8, 2019
By Darko Brkan Disinformation has never been more a part of the public discourse in the Balkans and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) than in recent years. However, knowledge of the methods, sources, motives, connections, actors, and other aspects of the disinformation landscape in BiH and the region is ...
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The Invisible Thumb: Studying the Market for Social Media Manipulation The Invisible Thumb: Studying the Market for Social Media Manipulation
The Invisible Thumb: Studying the Market for Social Media Manipulation
July 18, 2019
By Sebastian Bay From the 2014 invasion of Ukraine to more recent attempts to interfere in democratic elections worldwide, antagonists seeking to influence their adversaries have turned to social media manipulation. At the heart of this practice is a flourishing market, operating online mostly from ...
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