The colossal hack of Epik, an Internet-services company popular with the far right, has been called the “mother of all data lodes” for extremism researchers. Some of those named in the data have already lost their jobs.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/25/epik-hack-fallout/
According to new research, when people are explicitly told that they are free to accept or reject propagandistic claims, the likelihood of choosing a moderate view increases. This was a result of a survey of attitudes that tested counter-propaganda strategies, which stressed a person’s autonomy, and then measured sentiments after exposure.
— Read on www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-04/uota-rst041521.php