Disinformation as the weaponization of cruel optimism: A critical intervention in misinformation studies

@article{Young2021DisinformationAT,
  title={Disinformation as the weaponization of cruel optimism: A critical intervention in misinformation studies},
  author={Jason C. Young},
  journal={Emotion, Space and Society},
  year={2021},
  volume={38},
  pages={100757}
}
  • Jason C. Young
  • Published 1 February 2021
  • Sociology
  • Emotion, Space and Society

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