Fake News and the Third-Person Effect: They are More Influenced than Me and You

@article{Stefanita2018FakeNA,
  title={Fake News and the Third-Person Effect: They are More Influenced than Me and You},
  author={Oana Ștefăniță and Nicoleta Corbu and Raluca Buturoiu},
  journal={Journal of Media Research},
  year={2018}
}
Recent research efforts have been invested into undermining the effects of digital disinformation, both on a personal and on a societal level. However, because of the complexity of the phenomena, the actual effects of digital disinformation are still under consideration and, therefore, studies published so far focus on the perceived effects of fake news. Against this backdrop, relying on Davison’s (1983) third-person effect (TPE) theory, this study aims at investigating (1) the way people… 
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