Great Britain

Corbyn at Glastonbury

The Corbyn spy hoax and the cycle of fake news

Column
Jan Blommaert
09/09/2019
5 minutes to read

In February 2018, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was accused by the British tabloids of having been a Soviet spy. The media debate following these allegations offer us a glimpse the structure of a new media environment and the making of fake news.

What is Brexit?

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In this file we look at the Brexit from different perspectives. From political online activism, the framing of the voters and the opinions of writers before the Brexit to the linguicide afterwards.