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Politics of Disinformation

Garcia, Guillermo Lopez / Sampio, Dolors Palau / Palomo, Bella / Dominguez, Eva Campos / Masip, Pere (Herausgeber)

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1. Auflage November 2021
224 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-74323-1
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POLITICS OF DISINFORMATION

Discover a comprehensive exploration of the underlying theories of disinformation, and their impact, from leading voices in the field

Politics of Disinformation delivers a thorough discussion of the overwhelming problem of modern fake news in the political arena. The book reviews fundamental theoretical concepts of disinformation and analyzes the impact of new techniques of misinformation and the dissemination of false information in the public space. A group of distinguished authors provide case studies throughout the text to illustrate the effect of disinformation all around the world; including, but not limited to Europe, the Middle East, and South America.

The chapters include examination of topics such as the rise of populism, the increasing political influence of social networks, the use of fact checking to combat fake news and echo chambers, and comparative analyses of how disinformation affects conservatives and liberals. A final case study examines all of these factors as they relate to the recent Spanish election of 2019 and how they affected the results. This book also includes:
* A thorough introduction to the politics of disinformation and the relationship between disinformation and populism
* An exploration of the democratic implications of networked persona construction and the likely reaction to disinformation by future journalists
* Discussions of the third person effect and fake news in Spain, as well as perceptions, views, and definitions of fake news among Israeli conservatives and liberals
* A treatment of disinformation in campaigns in France, Brazil, and Spain

Perfect for use as a reference book for students and scholars of political communication and political science, Politics of Disinformation will also earn a place in the libraries of practicing journalists and students of journalism and media studies, as well as those studying or working in communications.

Guillermo López-García is Full Professor of Journalism at the University of Valencia. His research focuses on political and online communication.

Dolors Palau-Sampio is Senior Lecturer of Journalism at the University of Valencia. Her research focuses on narrative journalism, fact-checking, quality journalism, and accountability.

Bella Palomo is Full Professor of Journalism at the University of Malaga. She specializes in digital journalism, active audiences, social media, journalistic routines, and editorial design.

Eva Campos-Domínguez is Senior Lecturer of Journalism at the University of Valladolid. Her research focuses on political and online communication.

Pere Masip was Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Communication at Blanquerna at the Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona. He also lead the research group Digilab.