Essays about: "Political Misinformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Political Misinformation.

  1. 1. Critical Discourse Analysis of COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory Videos. : A Study of Popular Videos in Arabic Media.

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

    Author : Hussein Alwaday; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : COVID-19 hit the world causing global health, social and political problems. Exceptional misinformation about the pandemic has been circulating through social media and contributed to the public panic and confusion about how to deal with the crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Nigerian Alternative Online Media and Political Misinformation: News producers’ perspective on the defining characteristics, tensions and mitigation strategies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Bolaji Omotayo Daramola; [2022]
    Keywords : Afrikology; Nigerian Alternative Online Media; Political Misinformation; News Production Studies; African Digital Journalism; Fake News; Nigerian digital public sphere; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the characteristics of the Nigerian alternative online media as an effective tool for political discourse with the intent to influence governance despite claims that the form of media is awash with political misinformation - which is mostly termed “fake news” in the local parlance. This thesis takes an Afrikology stance in defining the role of the Nigerian alternative online media as a digital public sphere placing the people’s lived and cultural experiences at the centre of the discourse from the content producer’s perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Twitter - Polarising Europe in the Era of Misinformation : A Case Study of Brexit

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Huldin; [2021]
    Keywords : Twitter; Brexit; Polarisation; EU; European Union; Euroscepticism;

    Abstract : The issue of Euroscepticism has been racking the European Union for many years, and the United Kingdom’s exit from the block came as a shock for many. Carried by a campaign on social media, the Leave campaign’s success has highlighted a number of issues that risk not only the EU, but democratic society itself. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping Disinformation : Analysing the diffusion network of fake news and fact-checks in Italy during the COVID19 pandemic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Laura Giorio; [2021]
    Keywords : fake news; disinformation; fact-checking; social network analysis; diffusion network;

    Abstract : In recent years, disinformation circulating the internet and especially social media has become a widespread concern. The urgency of the fake news problem lies in the fact that decisions that are taken on false or misleading information risk impacting democratic processes negatively. READ MORE