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Divide to Conquer: Using Wedge Narratives To Influence Diaspora Communities

Governments often engage with diasporas to promote homeland loyalty and political interests. How do home governments try to influence diaspora attitudes toward host countries? We develop a theory of diaspora-targeted propaganda that uses wedge …

Framing Democracy: Characterizing China's Negative Legitimation Propaganda using Word Embeddings

There is a large and growing literature on how authoritarian regimes use pro-government propaganda to enhance their survival. However, there has been little research on how regimes use propaganda to manipulate their citizen's beliefs about other …