Misinformation and Manipulation Research Group

The purpose of this research group is to study false or misleading information spread through media ecosystems, whether unintentionally (misinformation), purposefully (disinformation), and in varying contexts including political communication, commercial/industrial, state propaganda, online abuse, and more. Focal points include development of concepts and theory, qualitative and digital forensics approaches, mixed methods frameworks, and large-scale analysis and computational methods.

DMRC research programs

This group contributes to the research within the following DMRC research programs:

Digital Publics

Computational Communication & Culture

Governing Digital Societies 

Group Members