New research shows that AI can help form accurate news assessments – but only when a news story is first emerging.
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A recent string of targeted killings in Afghanistan has created an atmosphere of fear among Afghan journalists.
65-year-old woman sentenced to more than 43 years in jail for sharing online posts criticising the royal family
When do autocrats employ propaganda to threaten citizens with repression? Do threats of repression condition citizen behavior?
Data governance surfaces as key terrain on which to regulate firms engaged in datafication by responding to the injustices of informational capitalism.
Voters also endured a mass internet shutdown despite pressure from the international community to refrain from such actions.
Public records show California’s scattershot cybersecurity approach ensnared some people who say they were joking.
Lawyers for the election technology company have warned prominent Trump ally and MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of “imminent” litigation.
The lengthy production process and the fact that the content is checked by several people are ultimately an expression of a democratic self-image.
Researchers have created a machine learning system that they claim can determine a person’s political party based only on their face.