Sylvana Simons and one-seat party Bij1 prolonged the social democratic legacy. They reinvented it by using the algorithmic logic of the hybrid media system. By using emblematic cases, large uptake is generated.
The problem of corporate media is not their creation of echo chambers; it is that media organizations have allowed people whose views run against democracy to gain such a large following that their lies are now seen by many as fact.
Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has made the headlines after being poisoned with the Soviet chemical weapon Novichok. How does one come back after a coma with the public wondering ‘What else did you expect?’.
This article unravels various definitions of fake news and situates it within a context of hybrid media, politics and democracy. Fake news can be overwhelming. I aim to bring a little bit of order into the chaotic world of fake news.
The Oscar-nominated documentary 'Winter On Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom' aims at showing the revolution in Kyiv by applying truthful and staged elements as a method to represent political discourse.