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Special Issue Misinformation and Disinformation on Digital Platforms in the Pandemic

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Organization: Unisinos University
Categories: Digital Humanities, Anthropology/Sociology, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media
Event Date: 2021-04-30 Abstract Due: 2020-11-30

Misinformation and Disinformation on Digital Platforms in the Pandemic

Fronteiras Special Issue

Guest editors
Ronaldo Henn (Unisinos University, Brazil)
Carlos d’Andréa (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Fronteiras Journal, an open access journal, invites submissions to our special issue “Misinformation and Disinformation on Digital Platforms in the Pandemic”. The special issue encourages submissions that explore one or more of the following issues:

- Adjustments and innovations in journalism practice;
- Changes in scientific practices;
- Governance policies on digital platforms;
- Production and manipulation of data around pandemic;
- Disinformation, misinformation and social/digital inequalities;
- Tensions between politics and public health;
- Empirical studies on disinformation and misinformation on digital platforms;
- Culture of hate and misinformation;
- Celebrities, influencers and digital activists in the circulation of disinformation and misinformation;
- Fear, panic and anxiety in the circulation of narratives about Covid-19;
- Role of bots, deepfakes and AI in circulation of disinformation and misinformation;

TIMELINE

November 30, 2020   Closing date for submission of  500-word abstract - revistafronteiras@gmail.com
December 15, 2020 Invitations to submit full-length papers 
February 15, 2021 Deadline for submitting full-length papers (between 5,000 and 8,000 words)
April 30, 2021 Publication of special issue

 

More information: http://revistas.unisinos.br/index.php/fronteiras/announcement/view/42

http://revistas.unisinos.br/index.php/fronteiras/announcement/view/42

revistafronteiras@gmail.com

Rafael Grohmann