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Tag: Fake news

As breaking news unfolds people increasingly rely on social media to stay abreast of the latest updates.

Fake news and alternative facts today challenge the notion of truth. Those spreading them undermine the functioning of democratic states.

Hervé Brusini describes 19th century fake news and moments of mistrust towards the media, so as to understand contemporary fake news.

The media are increasingly displaying fact-checking work, particularly in the political field, through fact-checking formats and headings.

Can we measure the impact of manipulation ? Everyone finds, in the media or on the Internet, something to confirm their beliefs.

The campaign for the UK Brexit referendum or the 2016 US presidential election campaign were marked by the central importance of social media and the emergence of what is now called fake news.

Behind the unbridled appearances of the populist carnival, lies the hard work of dozens of spin doctors, ideologists and, increasingly, scientists and Big Data experts who are reinventing the rules of the political game.

The world's gone crazy. We are overwhelmed by a continuous outpouring of fake news and conspiracy theories, by ordinary hatred on social networks, by the radicalization of points of view, in everyday life, in the family circle, on the roads, at work...

In France, representative democracy is experiencing a growing mistrust that also affects the media.

Depuis 2016, il y a eu une explosion d'intérêt pour la désinformation et son rôle dans les élections. Les recherches menées par les organes d'information, les organismes gouvernementaux...

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