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What Is Fake News?

Lanius, David; Jaster, Romy

Recently, the term «fake news» has become ubiquitous in political and public discourse and the media. Despite its omnipresence, however, it is anything but clear what fake news is. An adequate and comprehensive definition of fake news is called for. We take steps towards this goal by providing a systematic account of fake news that makes the phenomenon tangible, rehabilitates the use of the term, and helps us to set fake news apart from related phenomena.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Technikzukünfte (ITZ)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000088562
Erschienen in Versus
Band 2
Seiten 207-224
Externe Relationen Abstract/Volltext
Siehe auch
Schlagwörter Fake News Conceptual Analysis Truth Truthfulness Bullshit
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