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The bushfires in Australia in the winter of 2019-2020 are a feast for the manufacturers of doubt present on social media. Climate sceptics are debunking sound scientific theses, and calling […]

The "crisis of conscience" of the American press was accentuated in 2005 with the "Judith Miller" affair, named after the New York Times journalist who was imprisoned for several months […]

This article shows how discussions on the topic of vaccination are organized on Facebook. It highlights the worrying rise of anti-vaccine rhetoric, which is occupying an increasingly significant part of the discussion space.

Misinformation and disinformation are closely linked to information literacy, especially in terms of how they are diffused and shared and how people use both cues to credibility and cues to […]

Today, rumours are everywhere: in the media, on the Internet, in the corridors, in conversations. Whether we call it rumour, buzz or urban legend, it permeates all sectors of daily […]

This report is an attempt to comprehensively examine information disorder and its related challenges, such as filter bubbles and echo chambers. While the historical impact of rumours and fabricated content […]

Citizens are frequently misinformed about political issues and candidates but the circumstances under which inaccurate beliefs emerge are not fully understood. This experimental study demonstrates that the independent experience of […]

As breaking news unfolds people increasingly rely on social media to stay abreast of the latest updates. The use of social media in such situations comes with the caveat that […]

Disinformation was used during the Cold War and its use grew with globalization, before the Internet and social networks opened up new horizons. As we explore the mechanisms of what […]

Misinformation consists in making a false message and then disseminating it in a way that seems neutral and for a strategic purpose. It is always a question of acting negatively […]

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