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[Commlist] Fake news, misinformation/disinformation, post-truth - VERSUS issue is out

Thu Jan 10 10:51:01 GMT 2019

"Fake news, misinformation/disinformation, post-truth" - VERSUS issue is out

The latest issue of VERSUS (127, N. 2/2018) has been published. The thematic section of the issue is about "FAKE NEWS, MISINFORMATION/DISINFORMATION, POST-TRUTH" and it has been edited by Piero Polidoro. Articles treat the topic from different points of view: Philosophy of Language, Semotics, Rhetoric, Analytic Philosophy.

Versus is a Semiotic journal, dealing also with Theory and Philosophy of language, and it was founded in 1971 by Umberto Eco.

The table of contents can be also consulted at: Abstracts of the single articles are available by clicking on "Dettagli" or "Details".

*** Thematic section - Fake news, misinformation/disinformation, post-truth ***

Post-Truth and Fake News. Preliminary Considerations (Piero Polidoro)

What is Fake News? (Romy Jaster, David Lanius)

The Need for More Rhetoric in the Public Sphere. A Challenging Thesis About Post-Truth (Salvatore Di Piazza, Francesca Piazza, Mauro Serra)

Sharing as Speech Act (Emanuele Arielli)

No More Faith in Fakes. A Natural History of Counterfeiting (Göran Sonesson)

The Cost of Truth. Motivations of a Pragmatist Trust-Conditional Approach to News Evaluation (Dario Compagno)

The Discourse of Fake News in Italy. A Comparative Analysis (Francesco Mangiapane)

*** Researches and discussions ***

Constituting and Living the Umwelt. Two Levels of Semiosis in Jakob von Uexküll's Environmental Theory (Carlo Brentari)

Commodity-Form as Oppositional Structure. The Versus of a Social Relation (Giorgio Borrelli)

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