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Tackling COVID-19 disinformation: internal and external challenges for the European Union

Abstract:

The corona crisis is also a disinformation crisis for the global community in general, and for the European Union (EU) in particular. What is less clear is how adequate the EU’s response to the ‘infodemic’ has been. This essay exposes the dangers of disinformation for the EU, which have intensified in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and reviews relevant EU responses. It then zooms in on two challenges exacerbated by the corona crisis: one internal, revolving around the toxic effect of c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1163/1871191x-bja10046

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3609-4240
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Hague Journal of Diplomacy Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
569-582
Publication date:
2020-10-21
Acceptance date:
2020-09-26
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EISSN:
1871-191X
ISSN:
1871-1901
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1141014
Local pid:
pubs:1141014
Deposit date:
2020-11-07

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