SECURITY AND CREDIBILITY OF INFORMATION ABOUT WARTIME CONFLICTS ON THE INTERNET

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https://doi.org/10.51738/Kpolisa2024.21.2r.151ssp

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information, fake news, information disorder, hybrid war, Fact-Checker

Abstract

The complex dynamics of information that is constantly being marketed in the modern digital age lead to an excessive amount of information of questionable accuracy and credibility. Fake news, misleading information, rumors and satire take precedence over instinctive information, especially in the domain of information about war conflicts, which are rapidly losing their credibility. This social phenomenon is labeled as an information disorder. War conflicts in the modern era are taking on a new form, we are introduced to the term hybrid war, which, in addition to physical battles, is also realized through the struggle for control over information systems. Information warfare is aimed at achieving control over the consciousness of the people of a country, especially through the distribution of false and misleading news, and as a countermeasure, the services of "factcheckers" organizations can be used. We look at information warfare and the distribution of fake news through the prism of the latest war conflicts between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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2024-06-30

How to Cite

Simović , V., Spalević, Žaklina, & Prlinčević , B. (2024). SECURITY AND CREDIBILITY OF INFORMATION ABOUT WARTIME CONFLICTS ON THE INTERNET . KULTURA POLISA, 21(2), 151–175. https://doi.org/10.51738/Kpolisa2024.21.2r.151ssp

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