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Oxford Prof & Author. Director. Next Book :::: Lie Machines with Yale
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Phil Howard Sep 9
Fabulous colleague Dr. Grant Blank taking the stage for launch at center in London.
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Phil Howard Jul 21
These Influencers Aren’t Flesh and Blood, Yet Millions Follow Them
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Oxford Internet Institute Jul 19
Fantastic Friday news that Professor has been elected to the - congratulations Helen!
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Phil Howard Jul 17
Our work goes comparative: “Sourcing & Automation of Political News & Information During Three European Elections” In EU, junk news has been displacing gov and expert sourcs, not professional journalism.
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Oxford Internet Institute Jul 17
Coming soon, latest academic text from Professor and Professor Mark Graham , available in paperback from from tomorrow.
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Phil Howard Jul 7
Where’s evidence that screen time hurts kids? The punchline, true in so many domains: Until Google, Facebook & gaming companies share data, we will be in the dark about the effects of these products on mental health. 
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Phil Howard Jul 7
We’re told that too much screen time hurts our kids. Where’s the evidence? | From colleagues and
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cmcilwain Apr 30
Getting closer. Got the cover, and now you can pre-order my new book Black Software at:
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Harvard University Press International Jun 3
In ’t, argues that technology is not only failing to level the playing field for activists, it’s actually making things worse by “creating a digital activism gap.” Read her interview with
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Phil Howard May 21
Junk news is a problem. But in Europe, most people most of the time don't share it. Results of most comprehensive study of junk news and social media--7 languages, multiplatform, text & visual content:
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Phil Howard May 12
visit our page over the next few months for policy ideas on how to get ready for the next big election: Oxford Commission on Technology and Elections
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Phil Howard May 12
Tech firms should be responsible for _all_ their ads. If not registered with Electoral Commission, on UK Lobbying Register, registered as a foreign agent, a legit advertiser, shouldn't be able to launch massive social media campaigns.
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Phil Howard May 12
In the UK, we need to strengthen digital election rules before the next vote. Some ideas for how to do this, in FT
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Saiph Savage 💻🏛 May 7
Our research on political misinformation campaigns is on Buzzfeed! 👊 My PhD student and I teamed up with the Institute for the Future & found data voids in the political discussions targeting Latinos that are then exploited by extremist voices.
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Phil Howard May 5
Rethink government *with* AI From our brilliant colleague and collaborator
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Phil Howard Apr 26
Time to set rules of fair play for social media in elections. will lead by identifying actionable recommendations for the UK-before our next big vote. New commission to address technological threats to democracy
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Phil Howard Apr 18
Facebook teams with rightwing Daily Caller in factchecking program If it helps re-evaluate this, research has consistently rated "junk news"
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Phil Howard Apr 15
Twitter bot tracks abusive tweets against female politicians
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On Assignment with Richard Engel Apr 12
Researchers at and did a full autopsy of Russian disinformation tactics. We'll hear from them on Sunday.
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Phil Howard Apr 11
One more day to submit proposals for this summer's conference at Come explore the leading edge of research into the social side of tech & innovation!
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