Samantha Bradshaw is a D.Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and works on the Computational Propaganda Project as a core member of the research staff. Her dissertation examines government use of
social media for coordinated digital disinformation campaigns. Samantha’s work has been featured by numerous media outlets, including the Washington Post, Bloomberg, and the Financial Times.
She holds an MA in global governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and a joint honors BA in political science and legal studies from the University of Waterloo.
Bradshaw, Samantha and Laura DeNardis (2016) The Politicization of the Domain Name System: Implications for Internet Security, Stability and Freedom. New Media & Society. August 8.
Bradshaw, Samantha and Philip N. Howard (2017) Troops, Trolls and Trouble Makers: A Global Inventory of Social Media Manipulation. Computational Propaganda Project Working Paper Series, Working paper number 12.
Global Commission on Internet Governance (2016) One Internet.
Recent Media Appearances
“Bots, hackers and trolls: How the digital misinformation war is being waged ahead of the federal election“, Our Windsor (Apr 10, 2019)
“Fake news rife on Twitter during election week, study from Oxford says“, CNN (September 28, 2017)
“Propaganda flowed heavily into battleground states around election, study says“, The Washington Post (September 28, 2017)
“Warner sees Reddit as potential target for Russian influence“, The Hill Times (September 27, 2017)
“Government ‘Cyber Troops’ Manipulate Facebook, Twitter, Study Says”, Bloomberg News (July 17, 2017)
“Spreading fake news becomes standard practice for governments across the world“, The Washington Post (July 17, 2017)
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