Publications

Here, you can find an overview of my academic publications.
I’ve made as much as possible freely available.

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For publisher information/published versions, follow the DOI links.

Monograph

Farkas, J. & Schou, J. (2019). Post-Truth, Fake News and Democracy: Mapping the Politics of Falsehood. New York: Routledge. More information.

Journal Articles

Matamoros-Fernández, A. & Farkas, J. (2021). Racism, Hate Speech, and Social Media: A Systematic Review and Critique. Television & New Media, 22(2): 205-224. DOI: 10.1177/1527476420982230

Farkas. J. & Neumayer, C. (2020). Mimicking news: How the credibility of an established tabloid is used when disseminating racism, Nordicom Review, 41(1). DOI: 10.2478/nor-2020-0001

Bastos, M. & Farkas, J. (2019). “Donald Trump is my President!” The Internet Research Agency Propaganda Machine, Social Media + Society, 5(3). DOI:  10.1177/2056305119865466

Farkas, J. & Schou, J. (2018). Fake news as a floating signifier: Hegemony, antagonism and the politics of falsehoodJavnost – The Public, 25(3): 298-314. DOI: 10.1080/13183222.2018.1463047

Farkas, J., Schou, J., & Neumayer, C. (2018b). Platformed Antagonism: Racist discourses on fake Muslim Facebook pages, Critical Discourse Studies, 15(5)463-480DOI: 10.1080/17405904.2018.1450276

Farkas, J., Schou, J., & Neumayer, C. (2018a). Cloaked Facebook Pages: Exploring Fake Islamist Propaganda in Social Media, New Media & Society, 20(5): 1850-1867. DOI: 10.1177/1461444817707759

Farkas, J. & Schwartz, S. A. (2018). Please Like, Comment and Share our Campaign! How Social Media Managers for Danish Political Parties Perceive User-Generated Content. Nordicom Review, 39(2): 19-33. DOI: 10.2478/nor-2018-0008

Farkas, J. & Neumayer, C. (2017). ‘Stop Fake Hate Profiles on Facebook’: Challenges for crowdsourced activism on social media, First Monday22(9). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v22i9.8042

Schou, J. & Farkas, J. (2016). Algorithms, Interfaces, and the Circulation of Information: Interrogating the Epistemological Challenges of FacebookKOME − An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry, 4(1): 36-49. DOI: 10.17646/KOME.2016.13

Schou, J., Farkas, J. & Hjelholt, M. (2015). The Double Conditioning of Political Participation: Grassroots Politics on Facebook. Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation, 2(2): 29-47. DOI: 10.7146/tjcp.v2i2.22921

Book chapters

Farkas, J. & Xia, Y. (Forthcoming). Unpacking Disinformation as Social Media Discourse, In M. KhosraviNik (Ed.), Digital Discourse and Society: Integrating the Digital with the Political. Amsterdam, NL: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Farkas, J. & Schou, J. (2020). Post-Truth Discourses and their Limits: A Democratic Crisis?, In G. Terzis, D. Kloza, E. Kużelewska & D. Trottier (Eds.), Disinformation and Digital Media as a Challenge for Democracy (pp. 103-150). Cambridge: Intersentia. More information

Farkas, J. (2020). A Case Against the Post-Truth Era: Revisiting Mouffe’s Critique of Consensus-Based Democracy. In M. Zimdars & K. McLeod (Eds.), Fake news: Understanding Media and Misinformation in the Digital Age (pp. 45–53)Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.  More information

Farkas, J. & Neumayer, C. (2020). Disguised propaganda from digital to social media. In J. Hunsinger, L. Klastrup & M. M. Allen (Eds.), Second International Handbook of Internet Research (pp. 707-723). New York: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-024-1555-1_33

Essays

Farkas, J. (2019). Disguised Propaganda On Social Media: Addressing Democratic Dangers And Solutions. Brown Journal of World Affairs, 25(1)http://bjwa.brown.edu/25-1/disguised-propaganda-on-social-media-addressing-democratic-dangers-and-solutions/

Conference proceedings

Farkas, J. & Bastos, M. (2018). IRA Propaganda on Twitter: Stoking Antagonism and Tweeting Local News. Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on Social Media and Society. DOI: 10.1145/3217804.3217929

Book reviews

Farkas, J. (2020). Book Review: Digital Citizenship in a Datafied Society by Arne Hintz, Lina Dencik & Karin Wahl-Jørgensen..Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research. DOI: 10.1515/commun-2020-2086

Farkas, J. (2018). Book Review: The Ambivalent Internet: Mischief, Oddity, and Antagonism Online by Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. DOI: 10.1177/1077699018819432

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