Investigating the Relationships between Problematic Information and Mass-Polarization in Italy: Insights from the I-POLHYS Project

ICA 2024 postconference P³: Power, Propaganda, Polarisation 26/27 June 2024, Digital Media Research Centre - Queensland University Of Technology Brisbane, Australia Presenting Speaker: Giada Marino

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The role of “News-Finds-Me” Perception, Political Knowledge, and Ideological Extremism in Misinformation Sharing Practices

AssoComPol 2024 Conference The new European public sphere, the crises and challenges of "post-truth" 30 May - 1 June 2024, University of Catania Session: The dynamics of political polarization Presenting…

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The role of “News-Finds-Me” Perception, Political Knowledge, and Ideological Extremism in Misinformation Sharing Practices

VI Convegno della Società Scientifica Italiana di Sociologia, Cultura, Comunicazione Possiamo ancora capire la società. Comprensione, previsione, critica. 20/21 June 2024, Sapienza University of Rome Session 2 - Panel 7:…

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Un circolo non virtuoso? Gli effetti delle esperienze politiche online e dell’estremismo ideologico sulla circolazione, la verifica e la correzione delle notizie false.

  V Conference of the Società Scientifica Italiana di Sociologia, Cultura, Comunicazione – SISCC University of Bari “Aldo Moro” Mondi possibili. Tra crisi, conflitti e pratiche creative. June 22 and…

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Esperienze di comunicazione politica e partecipazione “democraticamente disfunzionale” nella società delle piattaforme

Conference of the Italian Association of Political Communication (AssoComPol) Beyond digital political communication: platforms, algorithms and automation University of Torino 8-10 June 2023 Presentation: Esperienze di comunicazione politica e partecipazione…

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Seven years of studying the associations between political polarization and problematic information: a literature review

This literature review examines the intersection between political polarization and problematic information, two phenomena prominent in recent events like the 2016 Trump election and the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. We analyzed…

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Participation in Problematic News Cycles on Social Media and Instant Messaging Services during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Impact of News Use, Political Discussion, and Ideological Extremism

After a period of initial enthusiasm about the greater communication power offered to citizens by the Internet, scholars now share a widespread concern about online participation in problematic news cycles.…

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Public Health comes first? Divergence and differences between communitarians and libertarians during the Covid-19 pandemic

ECREA 2022 - 9th European Communication Conference University of Aarhus 19-22 October 2022 Presentation: Public Health comes first? Divergence and differences between communitarians and libertarians during the Covid-19 pandemic Authors:…

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Participation in problematic news cycles on social media and instant messaging services during the Covid-19 pandemic: the impact of news use, political discussion, and ideological extremism

Political Association of Political Communication Conference (AssoComPol) Political communication in (time of) crisis University of Bologna June 30 – July 1, 2022 Presentation: Participation in problematic news cycles on social…

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Infodemic perceived in the media, knowledge of official truths, trust in the government: the differences of the communitarians and libertarians during the Covid-19 pandemic

IV Convegno SISCC - Società Scientifica Italiana di Sociologia, Cultura, Comunicazione Qualcosa è cambiato? La trasformazione dei saperi University of Naples Federico II 23-24 giugno 2022 Presentation: Infodemia percepita nei…

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Who’s afraid of the COVID Vaccine? Fake news, information overload on social media and ideological polarization

Journalism and Disinformation | International Conference 16-17 December 2021 University of Palermo and online Interdepartmental Network on Journalism & Disinformation Presentation: Who’s afraid of the COVID Vaccine? Fake news, information…

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Who’s afraid of the COVID Vaccine? Fake news, information overload on social media and ideological polarization

This paper provides empirical evidence about varying levels of trust in anti-Covid vaccines amongst Italian citizens. We problematize the issue of trust at the crossroads between three strands of literature.…

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