A Short Guide to the History of ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation
تاريخ النشر: 24 تموز/يوليو 2018
المقدِّم: mariam shafie
متاح في: EN
‘Fake news’ is not new. In fact, the recorded history of ‘disinformation wars’ dates back to ancient Rome. But the 21st century has seen the weaponization of information on an unprecedented scale. Powerful new technology makes the manipulation and fabrication of content simple, and social networks dramatically amplify falsehoods peddled by anti-democratic governments, populist politicians and dishonest corporate entities.