Persuasion or Manipulation? Limiting Campaigning Online

Kate Jones, Chatham House |

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Democracy is at risk, not only from disinformation but from systemic manipulation of public debate online. Evidence shows social media drives control of narratives, polarization, and division on issues of politics and identity. We are now seeing regulators turn their attention to protecting democracy from disinformation and manipulation. But how should they distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate online information practices, between persuasive and manipulative campaigning?


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