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How a racialized disinformation campaign ties itself to The 1619 Project

Research from Joan Donovan and her colleague Brandi Collins-Dexter shows how right-wing media enabled a disinformation campaign around the 1619 Project. Using data from Media Cloud, the researchers illustrate how the right used “keyword squatting” to associate their disinformation campaign with The 1619 Project.

Read more in Columbia Journalism Review

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Media Cloud

Media Cloud is an open source, open data platform that allows researchers to answer complex quantitative and qualitative questions about the content of online media.