Field Guide to Fake News

A Field Guide to Fake News explores the use of digital methods to trace the production, circulation and reception of fake news online.“

Inhalt der ersten drei Kapitel:

CHAPTER 1
15 MAPPING FAKE NEWS HOTSPOTS ON FACEBOOK
18 1. What publics does fake news animate on facebook?
38 2. How may the trajectory of a fake news story be traced on facebook?
50 3. Do fact-checking initiatives reach the publics of fake news on facebook?

CHAPTER 2
59 TRACING THE CIRCULATION OF FAKE NEWS ON THE WEB
62 1. Where do fake news originate? By what sites are they first retransmitted?
76 2. Which are the most visible sources related to a fake story? When and by whom are they mentioned?

CHAPTER 3
93 USING TRACKER SIGNATURES TO MAP THE TECHNO-COMMERCIAL UNDERPINNINGS OF FAKE NEWS SITES
95 1. Do fake news sites use different kinds of trackers from mainstream media sites?
101 2. How can fake news and mainstream media sites be profiled based on their tracker usage?
107 3. How do tracker ecologies on fake news sites change over time?
113 4. Which other websites share the same tracker IDs as fake news sites?
119 5. Do trackers associated with hyper-partisan and misinformation sites vary across language spheres?