Political Microtargeting Project: Safeguarding democratic values in digital political practices

Impact of Political Microtargeting

  • Dobber, T., Trilling, D., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. (2023). Effects of an issue-based microtargeting campaign: a small-scale field experiment in a multi-party setting. The Information Society, 39, 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1080/01972243.2022.2134240
  • Dobber, T., Kruikemeier, S., Helberger, N., & Goodman, E. (2023). Shielding citizens? Understanding the impact of political advertisement transparency information. New Media & Society, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448231157640
  • Dobber, T., Metoui, N., Trilling, D., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. (2021). Do (microtargeted) deepfakes have real effects on political attitudes? International Journal of Press/Politics, 26(1), 69-91. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161220944364

Use of Political Microtargeting

Regulation and Ethics of Political Microtargeting

  • Groen-Reijman, E. Political microtargeting as a manipulative practice. Journal of Political Philosophy, under review.
  • Groen-Reijman, E., A. Noroozian, F. Votta, and T. Dobber. Online Campaigning and Manipulation.
  • van Drunen, M. Z., Noroozian, A. (2023) How to Design Data Access for Researchers: A Legal and Software Development Perspective. In press, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4330544
  • van Drunen, M. Z., Helberger, N., & Ó Fathaigh, R. (2022). The Beginning of EU Political Advertising Law: Unifying Democratic Visions through the Internal Market. International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 30(2), 181–199. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijlit/eaac017
  • van Drunen, M. Z. (Ed.), Buri, I., Chapman, M., Eileen, C., Fahy, R. F., Giannopoulou, A., Gonzalez, E. G., Meiring, A. I. L., Strycharz, J., ten Heuvelhof, C., & van Drunen, M. Z. (2022). New actors and risks in online advertising. (IRIS Special; Vol. 2022, No. 1). European Audiovisual Observatory. https://rm.coe.int/iris-special-1-2022en-online-advertising/1680a744d7?c=199&traversed=1
  • Helberger, N., Dobber, T., & de Vreese, C. (2021). Towards Unfair Political Practices Law: Learning lessons from the regulation of unfair commercial practices for online political advertising. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law, 12(3), 273-296. https://www.jipitec.eu/issues/jipitec-12-3-2021/5338