Over the last decade, the divisions, political upheaval, and a pandemic have cumulatively brought disinformation to the forefront of our everyday research. Whether you are checking on the local news or national political agenda we now find ourselves evaluating the myriad of information set before us in the classroom, the web, and our phone apps
Review the scholarly literature to learn more about misinformation in the general discourse or check out more topical sections below.
Deepfakes, misinformation and disinformation and authenticity infrastructure responses: Impacts on frontline witnessing, distant witnessing, and civic journalism https://doi.org/10.1177%2F14648849211060644
The disconcerting potential of online disinformation: Persuasive effects of astroturfing comments and three strategies for inoculation against them https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1461444820908530
[Astroturfing & John Oliver https://youtu.be/Fmh4RdIwswE]
Diffusion of disinformation: How social media users respond to fake news and why https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1464884919868325
Emotions, Partisanship, and Misperceptions: How Anger and Anxiety Moderate the Effect of Partisan Bias on Susceptibility to Political Misinformation https://doi.org/10.1111/jcom.12164
Mapping Recent Development in Scholarship on Fake News and Misinformation, 2008 to 2017: Disciplinary Contribution, Topics, and Impact https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0002764219869402
Identity propaganda: Racial narratives and disinformation https://doi.org/10.1177%2F14614448211029293
Forensic conflict studies: Making sense of war in the social media age https://doi.org/10.1177%2F17506352211037325
See the COVID-19 Misinformation page for Health related scholarly resources.
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