Category Archives: election meddling

Seven ways misinformation spread during the 2016 USA election

This Article is reblogged from The Medium and was originally posted by the Knight Foundation. It fits and complements the findings of the “Propaganda” book by Benkler c.s. see https://theconnectivist.wordpress.com/2018/10/07/network-propaganda-empirical-study-by-prof-benkler-recent-usa-media-ecosystem/ Hat tip to Michel Bauwens of the P2P Foundation for drawing … Continue reading

Posted in disinformation, Election, election meddling, Fake news, Russian mass manipulation of foreign elections, Trolls, tweets, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Network Propaganda = Empirical Study by prof Benkler: recent USA Media Ecosystem

  UPDATE December 17, 2018 The book is now published and it arrived today at our house in Holland. The key message is that in the USA a vast right-wing media ecology (not only Internet, Facebook or Twitter)  has been in … Continue reading

Posted in belief system, Benkler, Brainwashing, Cambridge Analytica, democracy, disinformation, election meddling, Fake news, Media, social media, The Split, Uncategorized, Voter manipulation | 1 Comment

Political Power of (Social) Networks

This is a log of publicly available information about [mass mental manipulation of voters with the help of ICT/ internet tools and social media] , in a number of countries. Roughly listed in sequence. From recent — back to 2015/2016. … Continue reading

Posted in Brainwashing, Brexit, Civil Society, election meddling, Russia, social media, Trolls, Trump, Trumpism, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment