Blake Miller is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Scientific Computing at the University of Michigan. He studies how government actors in modern states manipulate information using misinformation, trolls, astroturfers, propaganda, censorship, mass-surveillance, and digital repression. His research utilizes natural language processing, computer vision, and statistical machine learning tools for the study of political content encoded in unstructured text, image, audio, and video data.

Last Updated: May 11, 2017



Can China’s Approach to Internet Control Spread around the World?

Anne Henochowicz, Rogier Creemers & more
Earlier this month, citing concerns over “cyber sovereignty,” China’s Internet regulators announced new restrictions on the country’s already tightly controlled Internet—further curbing online news reporting and putting Party-appointed editors in...