The rise of alternative sources of information and the era of post truth politics

Meiler, Gil Mael (A.A. 2020/2021) The rise of alternative sources of information and the era of post truth politics. Tesi di Laurea in Political sociology, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Michele Sorice, pp. 59. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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The evolution of the traditional media industry. The oral era. The print revolution. The broadcasting era. Media and politics in the digital age. The digital revolution: ARPANET, the world wide web and web 2.0. Sociologic perspective: the public sphere in the digital era. Information communication and reception in the digital sphere. Politics in cyberspace. The role of the internet and social media in the rise of populist movements. Post-truth politics. Fake news and its impact on the outcome of the Brexit referendum. Conspiracy theories and "post-truth" in the Covid-19 pandemic. Does "post-truth politics" pose a threat to democracy? the Trump presidency.


Bibliografia: pp. 47-50.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: Political sociology
Thesis Supervisor: Sorice, Michele
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2021 10:21
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2021 10:21


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