• Google responds on skewed Holocaust search results

    20 December 2016 BBC News


    "Absolutely they should face scrutiny because they occupy this position of immense power - they mediate a vast amount of the world's digital information," Mark Graham tells the BBC.

  • On Twitter, a Battle Among Political Bots

    14 December 2016 New York Times


    The OII's Computational Propaganda project found that at times during the US Presidential Election campaign, more than a quarter of the tweets colonizing politicized hashtags like #MAGA and #CrookedHillary came from “heavily automated accounts.”

  • Let’s make platform capitalism more accountable

    13 December 2016 New Internationalist


    Google, Uber, and Facebook all pretend to be technology companies. This shared lie amongst platform companies is both bad for workers and bad for users of those platforms, Mark Graham writes.

  • Fake News And Online Hate

    18 November 2016 BBC World Service


    Is the internet still a force for good as fake news and hate speech cause soul-searching for the likes of Facebook, Google, and Twitter? Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with Zoe Kleinman from BBC Online, and special guest Prof. Philip Howard of the OII.

  • Europe Enters Election Season in the Post-Poll World

    18 November 2016 Bloomberg


    Taha Yasseri and Jonathan Bright's paper on predicting the outcomes of European Parliament elections using Wikipedia page traffic is quoted in a piece on Europe's upcoming election season.

  • How Facebook divides us

    27 October 2016 The Times Literary Supplement


    Bernie Hogan considers how Facebook divides us, in the first part of a series in The Times Literary Supplement on the moral dimensions of modern life.

  • Is AI Cause For Fear Or Hope?

    21 October 2016 BBC World Service


    Phil Howard on TechTent (BBC World Service), discussing how "computational propaganda" is at play in the US election.