Who, what, when, where, and why? COVID-19 Disinformation and Conspiracy Theories in Croatia

The problem of the negative impact of COVID-19 disinformation on society and politics is a complex and widespread phenomenon, which can only be suppressed by a comprehensive joint approach of a number of actors. It is precisely for this reason that Gong published "COVID-19 Disinformation and Conspiracy Theories in Croatia", a collection of research papers created during the Pro-fact project.

Through eight chapters of the anthology, scientists Mirjana Tonković and Andrea Vranić, professors from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb, Nebojša Blanuša, Marijana Grbeša and Milica Vučković, professors from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Zagreb, and Mato Brautović, professor from the University of Dubrovnik, approach to the problem of COVID-19 disinformation from different perspectives and methods, with the aim of identifying and understanding the sources of disinformation narratives, the logic of their digital ecosystem, the nature of the content produced on disinformation Facebook groups and pages, and determining the behavioral characteristics of proponents of COVID-19 disinformation and conspiracy theories and possibilities influencing disinformation beliefs.

Read all research results of the project:

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