Scott DeJong is a PhD student in Communication studies at Concordia University examining serious play, web literacy, and digital cultures. Scott’s work is focused on how play can be used to critically research and discuss cultural issues. Beyond his own research, Scott is an active member of the TAG lab, the mlab, the algorithmic media observatory, and the ACT (Ageing, Communications + Technologies) project.
ArticlesIntroduction Scholars, journalists, conspiracists, and public-facing groups have employed a variety of analogies to discuss the role that misleading content (conspiracy theory, disinformation, malinformation, and misinformation), plays in our everyday lives. Terms like the “disinformation war” (Hwang) or the “Infodemic” (United Nations) attempt to summarise the...Read more