Propaganda Barometer : A Supportive Tool to Improve Media Literacy Towards Building a Critically Thinking Society
Khriyenko, O. (2018). Propaganda Barometer : A Supportive Tool to Improve Media Literacy Towards Building a Critically Thinking Society. GSTF Journal on Computing, 6 (1). doi:10.5176/2251-3043_6.1.113
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To smartly consume a huge and constantly growing volume of information, to identify fake news and resist propaganda in the context of Information Warfare, to improve personal critical thinking capabilities and increase media literacy, people require supportive environment with sophisticated technology facilitated tools. With rapid development of media, widespread popularity of social networks and fast growing amount of information distribution channels, propaganda and information warfare enter an absolutely new digital technology supported cyber era. Propaganda mining is not a trivial and very time consuming process for human. And, as with any new technology, human need certain time to understand its actual purpose, learn and adapt own behavior making consumption of a technology more valuable, beneficial and enjoyable. To make adoption faster and minimize possible harmful influence, we need to find a proper way to apply currently available technologies and knowledge for elaboration of supportive tool that helps information consumers to become more independent, insightful, and critical. ...
PublisherGlobal Science and Technology Forum
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