The facts of fake news: A research review

  title={The facts of fake news: A research review},
  author={Edson C. Tandoc},
  journal={Sociology Compass},

Fake-News Network Model: A Conceptual Framework for Strategic Communication to Deal with Fake News

  • Mohammad Ali
  • Business, Sociology
    International Journal of Strategic Communication
  • 2022
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