Dr Raquel Recuero is a professor at both Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPEL) and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, a researcher for CNPq (National Research Council), and the MIDIARS (Media, Discourse and Social Networks Analysis) research lab coordinator. Her research interests include discourse, political conversations, gender, violence, social networks, and social media.
ArticlesIntroduction In this article, we hypothesise how mainstream media coverage can promote the spread of disinformation about Covid-19. Mainstream media are often discussed as opposed to disinformation (Glasser; Benkler et al.). While the disinformation phenomenon is related to the intentional production and spread of misleading and false information to...Read more