Active Measures #39 – Salve Regina University’s Pell Center


  1. Facebook and Twitter Disable New Disinformation Campaign With Ties To Iran | Tony Romm | The Washington Post
  2. U.S. Cuts Funds for ‘Anti-Propaganda’ Iran Group that Trolled Activists | Julian Borger | The Guardian

Healthcare Disinformation

  1. Facebook Pledged Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation. Then Not Much Happened | Jeff Horwitz | Wall Street Journal 
  2. Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify the Vaccine Debate | David A. Broniatowski, Amelia M. Jamison, SiHua Qi, Lulwah AlKulaib, Tao Chen, Adrian Benton, Sandra C. Quinn, & Mark Dredze | US National Library of Medicine 
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The Attacks of 2016 and 2020

  1. “THE RUSSIANS ARE HACKING MY BRAIN!” Investigating Russia’s Internet Research Agency Twitter Tactics during the 2016 United States Presidential Campaign | Darren L. Linvill, Brandon C. Boatwright, Will J. Grant,  Patrick L. Warren | Clemson University
  2. Russian Documents Reveal Desire To Sow Racial Discord — And Violence — In The U.S. | Richard Engel, Kate Benyon-Tinker, & Kennett Werner | NBC News
  3. The Kremlin’s Strategy For The 2020 U.S. Election: Secure The Base, Split The Opposition | Clint Watts | The Daily Beast
  4. How Russia Found a Disinformation Haven in America | Rawi Abdelal & Galit Goldstein | The National Interest
  5. Warner Introduces Bill On Reporting Foreign Election Contacts | CBS19 News

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