Essays about: "Disinformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word Disinformation.

  1. 1. 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/Malmö högskola/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

  2. 2. Hijacking an Organizational Crisis: A multiple case study on how organizational crises can be used to highlight narratives about Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Sofia Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Organizational crisis; Influence techniques; Disinformation; Narratives; Myths; Moral cultures; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study analyzes the influence techniques applied when hijacking an organizational crisis in order to construct a larger narrative about Sweden. By applying the concepts of narration, mythical speech and moral culture, the study investigates which narrative techniques are applied to generate engagement in disinformation narratives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysis of the EU Countermeasures vis-à-vis Russia’s Information Influence Activities in the Western Balkans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Zarifa Behbudzade; [2020]
    Keywords : EU response; information influence activities; propaganda; disinformation; information warfare; the Western Balkans; constructivism; democratic deterrence theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union is challenged by systematic, well-resourced, and large-scale information influence activities emanating from Russia. Kremlin’s disinformation and propaganda activities discredit the EU reputation, erode Western values, and impede European integration. Russia’s use of information operations traces back to Soviet propaganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. CLASSIFYING TWITTER BOTSA comparasion of methods for classifying whethert weets are written by humans or bots

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Simon Västerbo; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The use of bots to inuence public debate, spread disinformation and spam, creates a need for efficient methods for detecting the usage of bots. This study will compare different machine learning methods in the task of classifying if the author of a tweet is a bot or a human, using tweet level features. READ MORE

  5. 5. Undermining the Local: Power, Acceptance, and Confidence surrounding a Chilean Mining Operation : Social Impacts of the Mining Operation Los Pelambres on the Cuncumén Community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Schwab; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Ethnography; Social License to Operate; Mining; Power; Trust; Victim Mentality;

    Abstract : The present ethnographic research explores the socio-economic repercussions of a copper mining operation in Chile on its host community. By examining the development of the relationship between this local community and the mining company since the latter’s arrival, this thesis sheds light on the possible (secondary) impacts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) measures and participatory spaces on intracommunal dynamics. READ MORE