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How has the delicate yet necessary balance between freedom of expression, often described as the “cornerstone” of democracy, and the repression of its abuses been designed into the law?

This report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) analyzes the way in which Instagram’s new algorithm (put in place in August 2020) recommends misinformation to users via its “Explore” and “Suggested Posts” features.

False allegations regarding large-scale voter fraud were widely circulated shortly before the 2020 US presidential election. To what extent did US voters believe this misleading information?

This report, written by Antoine Bristielle and Tristan Guerra for the Fondation Jean Jaurès, provides new data to understand the success of conspiracy theories in France and internationally.

The political and media landscapes in France are both undergoing a profound reconfiguration. How do these two shifting environments interact on social networks today?

The article describes the evolution of this outlet from its creation up until the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

In this Harvard University study, Yochai Benkler and his colleagues dissect what they consider to be a disinformation campaign instigated by high-ranking members of the Republican Party.

This book offers readers a comprehensive introduction to the economy of attention from the perspective of the basic motive of the pursuit of attention: self-esteem. As a jumping-off point, it […]

“Politicians and media institutions, beyond all reason, share the heavy responsibility of reducing citizens’ exposure to “the political question”. This tendency originates from the supposed (and gradually proven) aversion of […]

“Trust, in the broadest sense of the term, i.e. relying on one's own expectations, is a fundamental element of living in society. Surely, in many situations, man has the choice […]

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