The Computational Propaganda Research Project (COMPROP) investigates the interaction of algorithms, automation and politics. This work includes analysis of how tools like social media bots are used to manipulate public opinion by amplifying or repressing political content, disinformation, hate speech, junk or fake news.
Project Veritas – known for their brilliant undercover work during the election – is back; this time completely exposing cable news giant CNN as nothing but Fake News. On Monday, three CNN employees resigned from the network for pushing a false Trump-Russia story. Amid the fallout, Project Veritas released their new video, “American Pravda”:
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton facilitated the transfer a highly enriched uranium (HEU) previously confiscated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) during a 2006 “nuclear smuggling sting operation involving one Russian national and several Georgian accomplices,” a newly leaked classified cable shows.