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

Category: Study

Over the first decade of the 2000s, climate change denial and global warming skepticism have taken the shape of a well-coordinated campaign with funding from industry and free-market think tanks. […]

An organized campaign to deny the reality and significance of climate change has worked to undermine the claims of the scientific community and block efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. […]

In this study, the authors analyze both mainstream and social media coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election.

In the early 2000s, the growth of online news prompted a new set of concerns, among them that excess diversity of viewpoints would make it easier for like-minded citizens to form “echo chambers” or “filter bubbles” where they would be insulated from contrary perspectives.

Disinformation studies have been engaged in a pivot to Asia. A growing number of scholars and governmental experts around the globe who were once fixated on Russian operations are now […]

An alarming number of Americans no longer trust the media to report the news fairly. This study explores factors that explain variation in media trust.

The media treatment of the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant combined all the modalities of fake news and disinformation.

The usual notions of delirium, lies, fabulation, mythomania, can be associated or even entangled.

Recent philosophical and sociological literature detects the advent of an era of “post-truth” characterized by lies, conspiracy theories and “bullshit”. It determines the technical, political and philosophical sources and suggests […]

In January 2018, the European Commission set up a highlevel group of experts («the HLEG») to advise on policy initiatives to counter fake news and disinformation spread online.

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