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Sociology of Media - 2022 Seminar series


An online event

Monday 8th August 2-3pm (AEST)

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‘Fake news in Digital Cultures’: in conversation with the authors

Prof Rob Cover (RMIT University), Dr Ashleigh Haw (Deakin University), and Dr Jay Daniel Thompson (RMIT University)

Monday 8th August, 2-3 pm (AEST) via Zoom, hosted by TASA Media Thematic Group Convenor Ricki Spencer

Book synopsis: ‘Fake News in Digital Cultures’ presents a new approach to understanding disinformation and misinformation in contemporary digital communication, arguing that fake news is not an alien phenomenon undertaken by bad actors, but a logical outcome of contemporary digital and popular culture.

More info about the book is available here. 



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