The “Fake-News” Phenomenon and Transformation of Information Strategies in the Digital Society

  • A. V. AleinikovEmail author
  • V. P. MiletskiyEmail author
  • N. P. PimenovEmail author
  • A. I. StrebkovEmail author


In this article, series of questions related to the conceptual basis for studying the characteristics of the emergence and evolution of the “fake news” phenomenon are proposed. An analysis is made of the transformation of information strategies and political communications in a digital society and the relationship of fake news with interpretations of social traumatic events are fixed.


information fake news information strategies political communications social trauma 



This study was carried out in accordance with a grant of the Russian Science Foundation (project No. 19-18-00115)


The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Russian Presidential Academy of Economy and Public AdministrationMoscowRussia

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