Public relations and social media in the post –truth era: using concepts and critiques of propaganda to assess post-truth social media environments and data ethics

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Abstract

Aims

• To explore the relevance of concepts of propaganda for public relations and social media in the post-truth era
• To highlight the importance of data ethics
• To use a case-study approach to demonstrate how social media discourse is changing communication practices of propaganda and public relations
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017

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propaganda
social media
moral philosophy
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Keywords

  • post-truth
  • social media
  • public relations
  • propaganda
  • data ethics

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