Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust

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The use of attack messages in political campaign communication has grown in recent years. This investigation posits a strategy of resistance to the influence of attack messages. A total of […]

Fake news represents a particularly egregious and direct avenue by which inaccurate beliefs have been propagated via social media. We investigate the psychological profile of individuals who fall prey to […]

Fake news represents a particularly egregious and direct avenue by which inaccurate beliefs have been propagated via social media. We investigate the psychological profile of individuals who fall prey to […]

While the mass media play a crucial role in American politics, growing mistrust and disenchantment with them fuels political disafilliation. The study examines how Americans shape their perceptions of media […]

In a well-functioning democracy, citizens are informed by government, by an independent media, by other citizens, and by their direct experiences. They consent to being represented and governed; and they […]

The World Wide Web has changed the dynamics of information transmission and agenda-setting. Facts mingle with half-truths and untruths to create factitious informational blends (FIBs) that drive speculative politics. The […]

The rapid spread of online misinformation poses an increasing risk to societies worldwide. To help counter this, these reseachers developed a “fake news game” in which participants are actively tasked […]

A fake news detection system aims to assist users in detecting and filtering out varieties of potentially deceptive news. The prediction of the chances that a particular news item is […]

Among those who do not trust the news media, the main reasons (67 %) relate to bias, spin, and agendas. A significant proportion of the public feels that powerful people […]

Social media is becoming a dominant factor in electoral processes, with platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp increasingly having a tremendous influence on the creation, dissemination and consumption of […]

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