In collaboration with Reset Australia, ISD researchers examined algorithmic recommendations on YouTube and YouTube Shorts and found that boys and young men in Australia are being targeted with misogynistic, anti-feminist and ‘Manosphere’, regardless of if they were over or under 18 years of age. Our findings are covered The Sydney Morning Herald.
January 30, 2023 | AFP
ISD's Zoé Fourel features in an article for French international news agency AFP discussing cartoon videos part of a Russian propaganda operation targeting African audiences.
January 23, 2023 | New Statesman
ISD's Milo Comerford features in the New Statesman speaking about the 'manosphere', misogyny and how online culture has prompted figures like recently arrested Andrew Tate to gain prominence.
January 21, 2023 | NPR
ISD's Jared Holt spoke with NPR about the alarmist surge in online rhetoric defending gas stoves following comments on health concerns by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.