The Disinformation Age
By Mike Hind
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Stories, investigations and guest discussions around the issues of disinformation and computational propaganda.
||Explicit#Moggmentum & #FreeTommy busted - plus the power of digital sleuthing||How another 2 right wing talking points are being artificially amplified on Twitter||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFollow Bot Pro EU||How bot-like behaviour manifests in the Twitter #FBPE community||15 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTrust me, I'm an influencer||The people who want you to think they're more influential online than they are||3 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRhizome theory, Remainers and news pollution||Mike and John discuss the 'rootless' nature of the internet and the difficulties that poses to reaching the sources of information pollution. The explosion of pro-'Remain' accounts on Twitter and the problem of low quality news aggregation sites is also covered.||30 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit'Look over there!' How the social media giants got a free pass on Twitter during the #techhearings||How the social media giants got a free pass on Twitter during the #techhearings||27 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - fighting for truth in a post-fake news world - interviews from Misinfocon||Interviews with delegates and speakers at Misinfocon||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Uber and the Taxibots||Is the London taxi trade winning the propaganda war against Uber?||13 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - burning down the house||The strange disappearance of Logical Campaign||30 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - the troll, the solicitor & the attorney||In this episode of The Disinformation Age we look at the story of Logical Campaign and its apparent connection with the trolling of influential journalists.||22 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - setting the scene for a journey into fake||Mike Hind & John Gray discuss the gaming of social media platforms with fake content||15 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Very interesting interview with someone who know his stuff
The practical project is a great idea. Very much looking forward to finding out what happens next.
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Suspect it will only get better as the hosts gain in confidence