In this new, three-year programme, researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism will examine the interplay between systematic misinformation campaigns, news coverage, and increasingly important social media platforms for public understanding of science and technological innovation.


Professor Philip Howard, University of Oxford
Funder: Oxford Martin School
Award: £844,510, 2017
Proposal Number: 2017-1
Dates: 2017-2019




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