A Field Guide to 'Fake News' and Other Information Disorders
by Liliana Bounegru, et al.
Publisher: Public Data Lab 2017
Number of pages: 216
The book 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.
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