“Age of lies”? – Prof Quandt interviewed in Zeit History

The most recent issue of the German magazine “Zeit Geschichte” features in its topical issue dedicated to propaganda an interview Professor Quandt (PropStop Project) and the historian Wolfgang Wippermann. They spoke about conspiracy theories, political propaganda and the influence of the internet. Professor Quandt reminds the reader that there is little empirical evidence to support…

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Bots and elections? Dr. Grimme interviewed in Helmholtz Perspektiven

Source: Helmholtz Perspektiven “Can social bots influence the upcoming parliamentary elections?” Helmholtz Perspektiven addressed this question in their newest issue and spoke to PropStop project lead Dr. Christian Grimme. The article references the PropStop project and Dr. Grimme details his idea that, seeing as how bots are electronically distributed, they should also be electronically identifiable….

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