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Tag: Fake news

This study by Benjamin Lyons and his colleagues supports the Dunning-Kruger effect. On average, 70% of participants surveyed overestimated their ability to distinguish between reliable information and fake news.

This present study demonstrates that, beyond their relationship to fake news, “analytical” and “intuitive” individuals exhibit different behaviors on Twitter.

What proportion of time spent online is dedicated to the consultation of news information? Which online information sources do the French consult most?

This CSA report analyzes the mechanisms by which false information spreads on Twitter.

This article, which regroups four experimental studies, shows that individuals generally avoid voluntarily sharing fake news for fear that it will affect their reputation.

Many are those who now constantly claim to be “truthful” or “authentic” to assert their legitimacy, feeding into a glorification of transparency. Whether in the management of private organizations or […]

Fake news, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, rumors? Disinformation would appear to be everywhere, and the truth nowhere to be found. These questions preoccupy our societies, in which the Internet seemingly allows […]

Requiring social networks to regulate the content published on their platforms will, according to Laurent Cordonier, expose us to the risks of a form of digital precautionism restricting individual freedoms.

Phil Howard, the Oxford Internet Institute director and author of Lie Machines, and Emily Bell, the director of Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher […]

An article that retraces the history of the term "fake news" and attempt to identify the various scientific approaches to the phenomenon: producers, consumers, and the different appreciations of the […]

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