It’s not easy to spot disinformation on Twitter

Here’s what we learned from 8 political ‘astroturfing’ campaigns. Dr. Sebastian Stier and his co-authors Franziska Keller, David Schoch, and JungHwan Yang examine so called “astroturfing” campaigns which aim at misleading the public by giving a false impression that there is genuine grass-roots support or opposition for a particular group

It’s Not Such ‘A Fair Way Off’ to Process Open Data: Facing Requirements on Open Access and the FAIR Data Principles.

Dr. Sebastian Netscher clarifies the difference between Open Data and FAIR Data, and explains why even access-restricted data can conform to FAIR principles. He recommends that researchers focus on processing shareable data and rely on the existing research infrastructure of data archives and repositories. Dr. Sebastian Netscher erklärt den Unterschied