Former MSc Student
Christian Schwieter graduated from the MSc in Social Science of the Internet in 2019.
Christian holds a BA in World Politics from Leiden University and has worked at the Clingendael Institute, focusing on EU governance. He is interested in data visualisation and how social media structures political communication.
Alternative News Networks – Understanding the spread and influence of disinformation, propaganda, and divisive political news content in the UK online information ecosystem
Participants: Dr Jonathan Bright, Professor Philip Howard, Dr Scott Hale, Hannah Bailey, Mona Elswah, Megha Mishra, Dr Vidya Narayanan, Marcel Schliebs, Christian Schwieter, Katarina Rebello, Ali Arsalan Pasha Siddiqui, Karolina Werens, Alexandra Pavliuc, Anna George
This project seeks to understand the health of the UK online information ecosystem, including tracking the spread of divisive and misleading content.