|Author (Person)||Alemanno, Alberto, Bárd, Petra, Bayer, Judit, Bitiukova, Natalija, Szakács, Judit, Uszkiewicz, Erik|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: DG Internal Policies|
|Series Title||EPRS Studies|
|Series Details||PE 608.864|
|Publication Date||February 2019|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs and requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, assesses the impact of disinformation and strategic political propaganda disseminated through online social media sites. It examines effects on the functioning of the rule of law, democracy and fundamental rights in the EU and its Member States.
The study formulates recommendations on how to tackle this threat to human rights, democracy and the rule of law. It specifically addresses the role of social media platform providers in this regard.
|Subject Categories||Culture, Education and Research, Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Democracy, Information Society, Rule of Law|
|Keywords||Disinformation | Fake News
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|