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Disinformation Media Market Landscape

Research Report

The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) developed a research methodology to assess the disinformation risk of specific news domain as part of a larger project to understand the media’s potential to spread and create disinformation within a global network. The GDI is undertaking an international research project to assess a wide scope of disinformation vehicles and spaces. As part of this larger endeavor, the Global Research Group research team assessed a wide variety of media and news sites according to the rubric laid out by the GDI and contributed to final report development and analysis. This project spanned through the Spring to the Fall of 2020.

Faculty Lead


Jessica L. Beyer

Assistant Teaching Professor

Senior Research Fellows

  • Megan Ward

Research Fellows

  • Valerie Cortes
  • Conor Charles Cunningham
  • Katie Gonser
  • Travis Hayes
  • Faith Nyakundi
  • Kate Peterson
  • Eryk Waligora
  • Lauryn Wilk
  • Shuo Zhang
  • Kimiko Boswell


Global Disinformation Index