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Disinformation by design: The use of evidence collages and platform filtering in a media manipulation campaign

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Disinformation campaigns such as those perpetrated by far-right groups in the United States seek to erode democratic social institutions. Looking to understand these phenomena, previous models of disinformation have emphasized identity-confirmation and misleading presentation of facts to explain why such disinformation is shared. A risk of these accounts, which conjure images of echo chambers and filter bubbles, is portraying people who accept disinformation as relatively passive recipients o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/10584609.2019.1686094

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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis (Routledge) Publisher's website
Journal:
Political Communication Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
194-214
Publication date:
2020-03-05
Acceptance date:
2019-10-15
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EISSN:
1091-7675
ISSN:
1058-4609
Language:
English
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1096059
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pubs:1096059
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2020-05-15

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