Category: Research

20th July 2020 – Massive New Upcoming Documentary for 2020

Massive New Upcoming Documentary for 2020 Watch the Trailer Now: People You May Know You thought The Great Hack was good… I just wanted to let you know about the new extremely important upcoming documentary on religious data harvesting and misuse for propaganda ahead of the upcoming election ‘People You May Know’. I advised the filmmakers in the early stages on Cambridge Analytica… Read more →

18th July 2020 – New Brookings Article on Disinformation

This week I’m delighted to share with you my new blog published in The Brookings Institution’s Tech Tank Blog – in my article “We need tougher action against disinformation and propaganda,” I highlight the weaknesses in our approach to tackling disinformation, influence and information operations post-Cambridge Analytica scandal. The piece considers the action that’s STILL needed to address one of… Read more →

7th June 2020 – Sign-up for Important Updates by Email

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16th May 2020 – Cambridge Analytica Interactive Map Launch!

NEW: My 2019-20 major project website has just launched! I have put together an Interactive Cambridge Analytica Map which collates and analyzes reporting of the scandal-ridden company Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and their subsidiary Cambridge Analytica (CA), whose wrongdoing I was central in exposing in 2018. It maps reported global reach (1989-2018), including clients and projects. It visualizes the expanding… Read more →

11th January 2020 – New Year, New Reporting…

This week was BUSY!!! Last Sunday I was quoted in the Guardian today on the @Hindsightfiles #CambridgeAnalytica leaks explaining these were the tip of the iceberg with more to follow: “The documents reveal a much clearer idea of what actually happened in the 2016 US presidential election… a huge bearing on what will happen in 2020. It’s the same people… Read more →

19th December 2019 – New Chapter on LeaveEU, Cambridge Analytica

Delighted to share with you today news of the publication of an excellent new collection on propaganda. The SAGE Handbook of Propaganda Edited by: Paul Baines – University of Leicester Nicholas O’Shaughnessy – Queen Mary University of London Nancy Snow – Kyoto University of Foreign Studies It contains a chapter from me on Cambridge Analytica’s role in Brexit: ‘LeaveEU: Dark… Read more →

17th December 2019 – New talks and THE OSCARS!!! :D

Awesome news to announce today (sorry I’ve been neglecting you!) The Great Hack, the Netflix film about Cambridge Analytica which I was Senior Researcher for has just been shortlisted for the OSCARS!!!  The Oscar nominees will be unveiled Jan. 13, while the 92nd annual Academy Awards ceremony is set for Sunday, Feb. 9, and will air live on ABC. Other… Read more →

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