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INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION

Author(s): Specified No Author
Subject(s): Politics, Media studies, Communication studies, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Keywords: online; information; disinformation; security; fake news; social media;
Summary/Abstract: The study investigates misinformation and disinformation on social media in the context of the rise of ‘fake news’ and the birth of the ‘post-truth’ era. Are these concerns substantiated by facts? What are the consequences of these phenomena for the information environment? Most importantly, do these phenomena pose a threat for our societal security? This study will provide actionable knowledge by answering to these questions.

  • Page Range: 5-10
  • Page Count: 6
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English