In our latest research together with Sven Beisecker and Dr. Sebastian Hein, we offer a new perspective on Fake News: It is much more than just fake content! We show that manipulative argumentation techniques are suitable to illuminate the gray areas.
Summary of findings (WHU KNOWLEDGE): https://www.whu.edu/en/research/whu-knowledge/fake-news-is-more-than-just-fabricated-content/
Link to our publication: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0960085X.2022.2110000
Link to pre-print: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/362635706_Shades_of_Fake_News_How_Fallacies_Influence_Consumers'_Perception