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The role of social media as a superspreader of lies.
As Indians use hashtags #ModiMadeDisaster and #ModiFailsIndia to place the blame for India’s Covid crisis directly on the Indian government and Modi, the government takes a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
The 45th president of the United States used a specific technique to tell different versions of the very same story, of a nation under threat and a man working to save it.
Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol.5 min read
Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.
I was recently accused of doing “partisan” science by the leader of a large right-wing Swiss political party, so this is going to be a few thoughts about academia, having open political positions and Switzerland. Grab a cuppa.