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Renee DiResta

  • Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory

Biography

Renée DiResta is the Research Manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory. She investigates the spread of malign narratives across social networks, and assists policymakers in understanding and responding to the problem. She has advised Congress, the State Department, and other academic, civic, and business organizations, and has studied disinformation and computational propaganda in the context of pseudoscience conspiracies, terrorism, and state-sponsored information warfare.

You can see a full list of Renée's writing and speeches on her website: www.reneediresta.com or follow her on twitter @noupside.

 

In The News

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The Stanford Internet Observatory Turns Three

SIO releases its annual report summarizing its first three years of research, teaching and policy and laying the path for the years to come.
The Stanford Internet Observatory Turns Three
The cover image of the Virality Project Report. An illustration shows a wave of phones and computers turning red as they share misleading information.
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New Report Provides Inside Look and Lessons from Monitoring COVID-19 Anti-Vaccine Narratives

The Virality Project final report finds recycled anti-vaccine narratives and viral content driven by recurring actors.
New Report Provides Inside Look and Lessons from Monitoring COVID-19 Anti-Vaccine Narratives
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The Stanford Internet Observatory Turns Two

SIO releases its two year report summarizing its first two years of research, teaching and policy and laying the path for the years to come.
The Stanford Internet Observatory Turns Two
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