news media

Spotting fake news for your media literacy

Column
Nataliia Vdovychenko
21/11/2021
6 minutes to read

Is it 'fake news', junk news, misinformation, malinformation, or disinformation? This column is going to sum up the ways in which we can critically evaluate and distinguish the types of misleading information on our (social) media timelines.

Oslo city after the 2011 bombing

BREAKING: 'Devastating Al-Qaeda attacks in Norway'

Article
Mijke Akkermans
25/09/2019
11 minutes to read

This article investigates how news media worked through the 'breaking news' format in their reports about the 2011 Norway attacks by looking at the presence of experts and witnesses, and the use of the 'muslim-terror' format and its societal effects.