publication . Other literature type . Book . Article . 2018

A Field Guide To "Fake News" And Other Information Disorders

Bounegru, Liliana; Gray, Jonathan; Venturini, Tommaso; Mauri, Michele;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
<em>A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders</em> explores the use of digital methods to study false viral news, political memes, trolling practices and their social life online. It responds to an increasing demand for understanding the interplay between digital platforms, misleading information, propaganda and viral content practices, and their influence on politics and public life in democratic societies.
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
free text keywords: digital methods, fake news, information disorder, Digital Humanities, Social Networks, Politics, 070
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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