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Political Elites' Use of Fake News Discourse Across Communications Platforms

@article{Farhall2019PoliticalEU,
  title={Political Elites' Use of Fake News Discourse Across Communications Platforms},
  author={K. Farhall and A. Carson and Scott Wright and Andrew Gibbons and William Lukamto},
  journal={International Journal of Communication},
  year={2019},
  volume={13},
  pages={23}
}
“Fake news” has become a global term since Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States. President Trump adopted what we describe as a “discourse of fake news” to attack and discredit news media and political rivals, which is suggested to have been reproduced by politicians in other national contexts. This article investigates whether Australian politicians adopt a fake news discourse. To do so, data are gathered over six months after Trump’s election from four political… Expand
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