Essays about: "disinformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word disinformation.

  1. 1. Strategies and Resilience Against Disinformation Influences - How Germany and Sweden respond to Russian disinformation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Conrad Timm; [2022]
    Keywords : Disinformation; hybrid warfare; psychological defence; Russia; Germany; Sweden; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent years the EU and its member states have seen increased activities of Russian disinformation influences impacting the national information environment. Germany and Sweden are interesting cases in relation to this issue as such hybrid threats target them both. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Framing the Advancement of the Russian Enemy : The Extent of the European Union’s Framing of Russia as a Military and Political Threat in the Aftermath of the Annexation of Crimea

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Saman Roumi; [2021]
    Keywords : Threat Assessment; Framing theory; Russia; European Union;

    Abstract : This study focuses on how important foreign policy crises are interpreted and used to construct images and framing of transnational threats. Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukraine 2014, the security order in Europe and within the European Union has been affected in various ways because of how Russia is portrayed as a potential threat. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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