Disinformation in the 2018 elections: the debate about fake news in Brazil
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The goal of this study is to understand how disinformation acts in a new organizational configuration, the network society (CASTELLS, 2000). To that end, we sought to comprehend how the dissemination of rumors and fake news in the political environment has gained an unprecedented dimension with the speed of information coming from the Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). In this context, the internet has brought a new interpretative framework for the public sphere1 - the interconnected public sphere (BENKLER, 2006).