Dr Florian Muhle visits VOSON Lab

Dr Florian Muhle (Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany) visited the VOSON Lab as part of the Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme 2017-18 (Universities Australia – DAAD) “Socialbots as political actors? Autonomous communication technologies as tools and objects for digital sociology”.

Misinformation and Media: Mapping the Spread of News on Twitter

The event of media misinformation, defined as an "accidental statement of factually incorrect claims" - which can be "strategic or intentional", leads to raise questions on to what extent Echo Chambers (media environments where people only connect with like-minded others) and Filter Bubbles (resulting from media content being algorithmically selected to match previous consumer choices) impact p