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NewsGuard demonstrates that advertising revenues stemming from major companies funded the online disinformation campaigns that led to the storming of the U.S. Capitol.

False allegations regarding large-scale voter fraud were widely circulated shortly before the 2020 US presidential election. To what extent did US voters believe this misleading information?

How can we understand the metamorphoses and current forms of belief? Why do some beliefs spread rapidly in public opinion and others do not? What are the social contexts that […]

Professor Roger Mucchielli retraces the modern history of subversion and analyzes its mechanisms and major events. A radical change has taken place in the conception of modern warfare. Today, war […]

The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the […]

In a field as insecure as that of collective psychology, the author demonstrates extraordinary knowledge by presenting in the most assimilable way the theses of all those - biologists, sociologists, […]

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 […]

Never before has communication been so fast and so present. Never, therefore, in theory, have political, economic and cultural decision-makers worked in better conditions, and never has public opinion had […]

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 1922 book Public Opinion is Lippman's assessment of functional democratic government and the role of citizens in a democracy ; it examines the dilemmas presented in such a revolutionary […]

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