Samantha Bradshaw


Chilling legislation: tracking the impact of 'fake news' laws on press freedom internationally

The spread of misinformation, disinformation, and mal-information (MDM) online has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. The authors of this report argue that freedom of the press is essential to democratic institutions - such as a free and open debate and...

Next-generation technology and electoral democracy: understanding the changing environment

Using case studies from experts in fields such as computer science, law and public policy, this special report offers recommendations to guide policy-makers and stakeholders on how to protect elections from next-generation technologies and the threats they pose to democracy.

The market of disinformation

This report examines the impact of algorithmic changes made by social media platforms, designed to curb the spread of disinformation, through the lens of digital marketing. The report highlights some of the techniques used by campaigners to attract, retain and persuade online audiences. It also...