March 29, 2021 | The Times

Irish Users Targeted with Conspiracy Theories Through Facebook Ads

Irish users are being targeted with advertisements containing conspiracy theories and anti-vaccine content on Facebook, according to a newly released article by The Times. Milo Comerford, Head of Extremism Research and Policy at ISD spoke with the outlet about how the far-right weaponises many conspiracy theories like these to later promote and propel their own ideologies.

Milo Comerford is Head of Research and Policy, Extremism at ISD. You can find a range of his work in our publications section.

 

 

 May 13, 2022 | Channel 4 News

Growing British far-right group pushes new grooming tactics

ISD’s Julia Ebner provided analysis to a Channel 4 investigation on the tactics and narratives used by the British white nationalist movement Patriotic Alternative (PA) to groom young people in the country.