ID Lab Reports

The Information Disorder Lab (IDLab) was a project of the Shorenstein Center designed to identify, track, and analyze the spread of mis- and disinformation on the Internet in the lead-up to the 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections.

The Information Disorder Update: October 16, 2018

To get the weekly Information Disorder newsletter direct to your inbox, subscribe here. Warren DNA Confusion U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s ancestry video was designed to extinguish the lingering allegations against her, but instead appears to have fanned the flames of mis- and disinformation. When the Massachusetts Democrat released her DNA results on Monday, the backlash on social media reflected …

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A Weekly Scan of Information Disorder: October 5, 2018

A Weekly Scan of Information Disorder Welcome to the inaugural issue of a weekly newsletter on emerging issues and trends in the field of online information disorder, with a near-term focus on mis- and disinformation affecting the 2018 midterm elections. The newsletter is intended for journalists, academics, policymakers, information technologists and other stakeholders. Subscribe here. …

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