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Future unclear for Stanford disinformation research institute targeted by conservatives

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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The future of a research group at Stanford that shone light on internet disinformation campaigns is clouded in uncertainty amid reports it is shutting down even as the university says the program will continue under new leadership. The research organization studied online information and issued reports on subjects such as digital safety and election interference. As with other such academic programs around the country, it has been under pressure from right wing groups since last year, including congressional hearings and lawsuits aimed at impeding or stopping its work. Stanford sharply...

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