Essays about: "Disinformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word Disinformation.

  1. 1. The Tailors, Merchants, and Consumers of Misinformation. Unearthing the Patterns of Misinformation in Bangladesh.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Mohammad Mafizul Islam; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Misinformation; Disinformation; Fake News; Fact Check; Bangladesh;

    Abstract : Misinformation has always existed, though research suggests that their prevalence has increased in recent years in different forms (post-truth and alternative facts, for instance). Experts claim that it is now a global phenomenon regardless of their financial condition or advanced technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. All Negative on the Western Front: Analyzing the Sentiment of the Russian News Coverage of Sweden with Generic and Domain-Specific Multinomial Naive Bayes and Support Vector Machines Classifiers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Michel; [2021]
    Keywords : sentiment analysis; news sentiment; text classification; cross-domain sentiment classification; domain specificity; domain-transfer problem; transfer learning; knowledge transfer; support vector machines; SVM; multinomial naive Bayes; Sweden; Aurora 17; Russia; Russian news; RT; Sputnik; cyberwarfare; influence campaign; disinformation; fake news; propaganda;

    Abstract : This thesis explores to what extent Multinomial Naive Bayes (MNB) and Support Vector Machines (SVM) classifiers can be used to determine the polarity of news, specifically the news coverage of Sweden by the Russian state-funded news outlets RT and Sputnik. Three experiments are conducted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alternative Media Online News during the Covid-19 Pandemic: within a Swedish Context : A comparative content analysis of Alternative Media and Mainstream media newspapers online in Sweden during the coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Avdelningen för datateknik och informatik

    Author : Robin Ekberg; Gina Michelle Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Text Mining; Online Media Bias; Digital Humanities; Alternative Media; Mainstream Media; Social Informatics; Coronavirus; Covid-19; Voyant;

    Abstract : Technology has allowed for the ability to create online platforms for sources ofreliable and unreliable news media. It is therefore important to understand the roleand relevance of alternative news media today and how disinformation is spreadonline. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Community-Centered Solution to a Pandemic : Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Co-Production of Knowledge in Health Emergencies and Infodemic Context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Antonio Palazuelos Prieto; [2021]
    Keywords : Risk Communication; Community Engagement; Co-production of knowledge; Public health emergencies; Infodemic; Outbreak response; Disinformation; Misinformation; Rumor management; Covid-19; Development Communication;

    Abstract : This research explores how community-centered solutions facilitate the success and ownership of the response actions to deal with a public health emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. When an outbreak or a hazard impacts a group of people, there is a strong need for communication in order to be able to access to the right information that takes people to make the correct decision and thus to take a protective action to be safe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resilience Against the Dark Arts : A Comparative Study of British and Swedish Government Strategies Combatting Disinformation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : John P. Fee; [2021]
    Keywords : Disinformation; Resilience; Qualitative; Comparative; Content Analysis; United Kingdom; Sweden; Desinformation;

    Abstract : Western liberal democracies currently face a significant challenge from the growing proliferation of disinformation. With research suggesting that disinformation increases the risk of violence and intergroup conflict, this thesis sought to understand precisely what is being done by states to decrease the likelihood of this happening—specifically, with how the United Kingdom compares with/differs from Sweden in the type of resilience strategies employed to combat disinformation. READ MORE