Coronavirus in Spain: Fear of "official" fake news boosts WhatsApp and alternative sources

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Show simple item record Elías Pérez, Carlos José Catalán Matamoros, Daniel Jesús 2020-07-02T11:15:12Z 2020-07-02T11:15:12Z 2020
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Media and Communication. V. 8, n. 2 (2020), pp. 462-466
dc.identifier.issn 2183-2439
dc.description.abstract The communication of the Coronavirus crisis in Spain has two unexpected components: the rise of the information on socialnetworks, especially WhatsApp, and the consolidation of TV programs on mystery and esotericism. Both have emergedto "tell the truth" in opposition to official sources and public media. For a country with a long history of treating scienceand the media as properties of the state, this very radical development has surprised communication scholars.
dc.format.extent 5
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Cogitatio Press
dc.rights Atribución 3.0 España
dc.subject.other Coronavirus
dc.subject.other Covid-19
dc.subject.other Fake News
dc.subject.other Journalism
dc.subject.other Social Media
dc.subject.other Spain
dc.subject.other Whatsapp
dc.subject.other Youtube
dc.title Coronavirus in Spain: Fear of "official" fake news boosts WhatsApp and alternative sources
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Ciencias de la Información
dc.identifier.doi 10.17645/mac.v8i2.3217
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 462
dc.identifier.publicationissue 2
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 466
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Media and Communication
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 8
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000025451
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