Digital Media Redefining the Modes of Political Communication; Disinformation, Misinformation & Fake News

Published: 31 August 2021| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/j8s3mzrgnr.2
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RAMIS SALAM P

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Edited book on the topic 'Digital Media Redefining the Modes of Political Communication; Disinformation, Misinformation & Fake News' ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thinking about Disinformation, Misinformation & Fake News Disinformation, misinformation, and misinformation pollute the information space worldwide and the trend of manipulating facts continues to disrupt public communication and, consequently, democratic processes in societies. Misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation are of course not a new phenomenon, but the propagation of social media has made this issue more relevant. In the political sphere, misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation have the power to influence political processes. This is particularly the case in countries with a low level of media literacy and in less democratic countries in which misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation are often used as a weapon for discrediting all those who express views and take action in opposition to state authorities and business interests, uncover corruption and human rights abuses, and demand accountability from state actors. Consequently, misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation have the power to promote negative narratives about civil society and to discredit the work of others. The aim of this book is to understand the phenomena of misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation, as well as their impact on the political sphere. In addition, the chapters are an attempt to explain the harmful influence of misinformation, disinformation, and misinformation on public debates, democratic processes, and civil society engagement. To serve as a model curriculum, this book is designed to give journalism educators and trainers, along with students of journalism, a framework, and lessons to help navigate the issues associated with ‘fake news. Misinformation and disinformation. We also hope that it will be a useful guide for practicing journalists.

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