An ‘Infodemic’ as Dangerous as a Pandemic

Fake news and misinformation are not a novel phenomenon linked exclusively to coronavirus. Laclau (2005) defines fake news as “a floating signifier, used by different and opposing, antagonistic, hegemonic political projects as part of a battle to impose the “right” viewpoint onto the world” (Farkas and Schou 2018:302). In that sense, fake news is aContinue reading “An ‘Infodemic’ as Dangerous as a Pandemic”