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Stories, investigations and guest discussions around the issues of disinformation and computational propaganda.

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Stories, investigations and guest discussions around the issues of disinformation and computational propaganda.

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The Disinformation Age

Latest release on Sep 11, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 5 - fighting for truth in a post-fake news world - interviews from Misinfocon

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In episode 5 we hear from delegates, presenters and organisers at the Misinfocon event, held in London on October 25 2017. You can now watch all the keynote presentations from the day itself at the Misinfocon website.

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Interviewees:

Jevin West - Information School, University of Washington - callingbullshit.org

Claire Wardle - Strategy and Research Director,  First Draft.

Lisa-Maria Neudert - researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project, Oxford Internet Institute.

Phillip Smith - Senior Fellow for Media, Misinformation and Trust at Mozilla and organiser of Misinfocon.

Nov 15 2017

54mins

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Rank #2: Rhizome theory, Remainers and news pollution

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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.

For more information and to access the show notes, visit mikehind.co.uk

Dec 30 2017

1hr 26mins

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Rank #3: Trust me, I'm an influencer

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For more information and to access the show notes, visit mikehind.co.uk

Feb 03 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #4: 'Look over there!' How the social media giants got a free pass on Twitter during the #techhearings

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For more information visit the show notes at www.mikehind.co.uk

Nov 27 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #5: Where we go one, we go crazy - a beginners guide to the #QAnon conspiracy

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Visit the Disinformation Age website for the show notes.

Sep 11 2019

1hr 11mins

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