Mis- and Disinformation Research Agenda Survey

Technical Paper

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Mis- and Disinformation Research Agenda Survey: Key Themes
The Mitre Corporation, 2022, Case Number 22-2250

The brief report is a synthesis of research priorities in this area, gleaned from a survey of research information agendas and priorities, conference proceedings, and workshops. The result offers bullet lists of stated research priorities or needs, grouped according to the following fifteen themes:

  • Infrastructure and Data Needs
  • Data
  • Attribution
  • Tactics, Techniques and Procedures
  • Motives
  • Spread/Diffusion
  • Impact
  • Causal Models
  • Offline (“Real-World”) Influence
  • Impacts on Subpopulations
  • Mitigation
  • Strengthening Institutions
  • Interdisciplinary and Cross-Sector Collaboration
  • Cross-Platform and Cross-Format Research
  • International Perspectives

 The full-text of the report in PDF file format may be downloaded from this page; it is classified as being a technical paper on the MITRE website.