ProPublica’s Electionland: The State of Election Day 2020

One post said the incident “should scare voters,” suggesting local officials can’t be trusted to count the duplicates correctly. That and other examples were collected by Junkipedia, a repository that gathers misinformation online. Electionland from Propublica | November 2020, Caroline Chen, Jack Gillum, Derek Willis, Isaac Arnsdorf, Maryam Jameel, Jessica Huseman and Ryan McCarthy

Why are you “Diss-in’ Me,” or what I know about tracking Disinformation

As part of an effort to flag misinformation, or information that is uninformed and incorrect, and disinformation, information that is intentionally put out to deceive and manipulate an audience, I tracked tweets concerning themes of voter suppression, allegations of fraud, and discrediting absentee ballots. I used boolean searches, entering terms and specific locations where misinformation…